158w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared some video footage today previewing The Tester 2 Episode 5, which is now available on PSN.
To quote: Last week's grueling teamwork challenge pushed the cast to their limits and this week, Episode 5 ramps up the pressure with an intense creativity challenge.
With nearly half of the original cast eliminated, the seven remaining gamers are given the opportunity to create a video game concept and actually pitch it to a focus group of real PlayStation testers.
Add to the mix the critical eye of this week's guest panelist, Kotaku reviews editor Michael McWhertor, and you won't want to miss what does down in Episode 5.
Download Episode 5 of "The Tester 2″ from the video side of PlayStation Store and later today on the games side after the update. Or, watch in PlayStation Home starting on Wednesday when the next 'Game Over' shirt is available in The Tester theater.
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159w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a few preview videos of The Tester 2 Episode 4, which is available today on PSN.
To quote: During the first three episodes of "The Tester 2," the cast has been tested on their PlayStation knowledge, attention to detail, memorization and communication skills.
This week, it's time to see what they're truly made of in the most physically demanding teamwork challenge of the season, inspired by Medal of Honor. We'll see who can really dig into the trenches and continue to prove that they have what it takes to be the next PlayStation QA Tester.
Along with the Medal of Honor themed challenge comes the Tier 1 beard! Greg Goodrich, EA's executive producer for Medal of Honor, joins both Adrianne Curry and Brent Gocke to determine who's moving up the ranks and who's turning in their badge.
Episode 4 of "The Tester 2" debuts today only on the PlayStation Network. Look to download from the PlayStation Store later today after the update and check it out in PlayStation Home starting Wednesday to receive a new 'Game Over' T-shirt.
160w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a video preview today of the Heavyweight Showdown in The Tester 2 Episode 3 this week on PSN.
To quote: The pressure of the competition looms large in this week's test of communication skills as the 9 remaining gamers grapple with a Fat Princess inspired challenge involving turrets, blindfolds, and a megaphone.
With one of the most critical skills on the line this week, who's got the chops not to get chopped?
SCEA Santa Monica Studio Senior Producer, Deborah Mars, joins the panel in Week 3 as the gamers are taken way out of their comfort zones to see who is the most well rounded communicator.
Be sure to download Episode 3 of "The Tester 2" available only on the PlayStation Network in the PlayStation Store. Starting Wednesday watch it with your friends in "The Tester 2" theater in PlayStation Home to receive this week's 'Game Over' T-shirt.
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161w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has made available a preview video of The Tester 2 - Episode 2 today which features Ted Price.
To quote: After last week's PlayStation Network Season Premiere of the "The Tester 2," we are quickly down to ten (10) gamers all competing for the job at PlayStation, the $5,000 signing bonus, a limited edition 'The Tester' PS3 system, and a 46" Sony 3D Bravia Television.
In Episode 2, President and Founder of Insomniac Games, Ted Price, joins the panel as the cast travels to historic Edwards Air Force Base to band together for their first team challenge of the season.
With precision and memorization skills tested this week, who's going to stand out? Who will step it up as a leader? Who's going to crumble under the physical demands of this week's challenge? Get all the answers in Episode 2 of "The Tester 2" from PlayStation Store or watch with your friends in 'The Tester' theater in PlayStation Home where we're also rewarding the first 'Game Over' shirts.
162w ago - PlayStation Network Senior Director Susan Panico has shared a preview today of The Tester 2's season premiere, which arrives today on PSN for fans.
To quote: We introduced the new cast, including our first-ever nationwide online casting contest winner. The panelists are set. Will Powers is fired up.
And the sneak peeks and 'Download & Win' sweepstakes have been revealed. So what else is left? Yup, you guessed it - it's time to watch "The Tester!"
Later today, Episode 1 of PlayStation Network's original competitive reality series, "The Tester 2" will premiere on PlayStation Store and in PlayStation Home.
The first season brought in more than 2.5 million downloads and produced a ton of excitement from the show's fans and we think that excitement will continue into season 2.
We went bigger and bolder for the production of "The Tester 2" with more "behind-the-scenes" with the cast, tougher challenges featuring games such as Medal of Honor and Gran Turismo 5, longer episodes, and even more surprises down the road!
Adrianne Curry and Brent Gocke will sit alongside guest panelists,...