Video: Sony Introduces The Tester 3 Premiere - Episode 1

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115w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has introduced The Tester 3 Premiere Episode 1 today for fans with the video available below.

To quote: The time has finally come: it's premiere day for The Tester 3!

We hope you've enjoyed getting an inside look at this exciting season: we've introduced our diverse group of contestants, panelists, and special guests, provided a sneak peek at the first episode, and gone behind the scenes at the future workplace of the season 3 winner.

To celebrate the start of season 3, we've brought our past two winners of The Tester here to the PlayStation.Blog to talk about their experiences. Both season 1 winner Will Powers (Cyrus) and season 2 winner Matthew Brown (Gaymer) have gone on from their experience on The Tester to full-time careers at Sony. We spoke to both of them recently, and below, they've given us their thoughts on being a part of the show, and where it has taken them.

Here's a look at the first minutes of the season premiere of The Tester 3:





Will Powers, Associate PR Generalist, SCEA

Because of the nature of The Tester, upon winning I was exposed to various media interview requests, all of which had to be...
 

Video: Sony Unveils PlayStation Access TV Episode 19 Preview

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116w ago - Sony Community Manager MusterBuster is here with the official unveil of PlayStation Access TV Episode 19 preview video below.

To quote: There's nothing like a bit of Nathan Drake to get you pumped and ready for the weekend, eh? Good thing Access TV Episode 19 features PlayStation Vita flagship title Uncharted: Golden Abyss as Game of the Week then.

Prepare to stuff your eyeballs full of ace new gameplay footage, plus get a first-hand glimpse at Vita's incredible touch-screen controls in action. Handheld gamers have never had it so good.

Keeping with the Uncharted theme, the Access crew head to Naughty Dog HQ in Santa Monica for a tour of the developers' motion capture stage. There are interviews with Creative Director Amy Hennig, plus the team chat with Nolan North about the filming for Golden Abyss.

T3 magazine's Rhi Morgan also drops in to give her opinion on the Vita from a tech perspective, plus there's your usual juicy roundup of PS3′s tastiest news morsels, which this week include a look at Resident Evil 6 and some clever men who've made a real-life WipEout track. We want one.



 

Video: Sony Previews The Tester 3: Premiere Episode Sneak Peek

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116w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has posted up a sneak peek preview video today of The Tester 3: Premiere Episode below.

To quote: With only one week until the season 3 premiere of The Tester on February 7, it's time to give you a sneak peek at what you'll be seeing in the first episode of the season, and a taste of what's to come in future episodes.

We have a lot in store this season, and we don't want to ruin any surprises, but today's preview should give you a good idea of what challenges this season's group of contestants will be tackling as they vie for a chance to work as a Production Associate at Santa Monica Studio.

With hissing cockroaches, brutal obstacle courses, and much more standing in their way of the grand prize, our contestants this season will have their work cut out for them.





As always, you can get acquainted with this season's cast, panelists, and special guests on our site here. Keep an eye out next Monday, February 6 for the full premiere announcement, and be sure to tune on Tuesday, February 7 for the season 3 premiere of The Tester on PlayStation Network!
 

Video: Sony Unveils PlayStation Access Episode 17 Preview

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118w ago - Sony Community Manager MusterBuster has unveiled a preview video of PlayStation Access Episode 17 below today.

To quote: Here's something that's sure to give you that Friday feeling - Episode 17 of Access TV is now available on YouTube complete with mega PS3 exclusive The Last of Us as game of the week.

The team flew out to Naughty Dog towers in Santa Monica to bring you exclusive access to PS3′s most talked about game of 2012, including interviews with creative director Neil Druckmann and game director Bruce Straley.

Also on the agenda is super-powered action sequel Prototype 2, as the Access TV crew fly out to Canada (they're really wracking up the air miles) and catch up with developers Radical Games.

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane is also on hand to talk about his latest project - the sprawling delights of fantasy RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Everything from the design of monsters to the landscapes has been overseen by the comic book ace, and it really shows.

There's your regular does of PS3 news and PlayStation Store content to feast upon, including all the info you need on Access' ongoing Vita Rooms events, which let you get hands-on with PlayStation Vita before its UK launch...
 

Video: Sony Shares Preview of PlayStation Access Episode 16

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119w ago - Sony Community Manager MusterBuster has shared a preview video today of PlayStation Access Episode 16 below for fans.

To quote: Nothing like a bit of mega-violence to end the week, eh? And Game of the Week in Access Episode 16 is thick with juicy gore courtesy of 2K's artsy sequel, The Darkness 2.

Be sure you check it out if you want to see Jackie Estacado ripping men in half with his twin demon arms.

Slightly less bloody but no less exciting is the Access team's visit to the set of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' to watch the Celebrity Special show being recorded live. Competition winner Rama Dainton bagged himself a place on the trip, where his general knowledge was put to the test by Millionaire on PS3.

There's an interesting genre cocktail in the Bonus Level this week, as sci-fi western blockbuster Cowboys & Aliens gets a Blu-ray review. Daniel Craig does some chiselled posing, whereas Harrison Ford puts in an excellent shift while on gravelly voice duty.





There is of course your usual roundup of the best PlayStation Store content, plus a look at what's hot news wise in the world of PS3. Most important though are the Access Vita Room events, giving you the chance to get...
 











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