Site News: PS3 News is Now Seeking Some Forum Moderators

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77w ago - With the recent increase in activity in the PlayStation 3 scene we would like to bring on some new Forum Moderators here at PS3News.com.

Your responsibilities would include the following:

  • Log in near daily (not just visit)... every few days at most, as we'd expect you to be a PS3 fanatic like us!
  • Make at least (1) post a week answering someone's question or helping around the boards.
  • Lock any threads posted in the wrong Forum section directing them to repost in the proper one.
  • Lock any new (duplicate) threads started on existing topics, for example we have an ongoing thread for Rogero CFW so direct users there and close their new threads started on it.
  • Issue a verbal warning to those who break the Site Rules (only extremely blatant/obvious cases, the less serious offenders you do not have to worry about)

PS3News.com Forum Moderator Perks:

  • You will receive the Forum Moderator status title, or the ability to change it to what you wish.
  • You will see the least amount of ads while browsing the site as appreciation for your assistance.
  • You will be eligible to review new products...

 

PSEN-CAP BETA Open, Now Seeking Free Usage Tester Applicants

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112w ago - Following up on my PSEN-CAP initial announcement, today we are rolling out the PlayStation Sony Entertainment Network Cloud Acceleration Platform BETA for those interested in testing it out!

Below is the official Press Release, as follows: Hello Members of the Community,

Today marks a revolution into next generation performance of your home broadband connection, no longer will you need to suffer intolerable slow speeds from the PlayStation Network, Matchmaking issues and NAT related problems.

What is PSEN-CAP? PlayStation | Sony Entertainment Network - Cloud Acceleration Platform.

It's a service which provides a multitude of additional features including the following:

  • Turbo Charged Downloads with a speeds up to 300 Mbps.
  • Dedicated DNS for gaming / with improved matchmaking.
  • Free remote desktop to assist with NAT, Port Forwarding and Internet Optimisation.

What are the usage restrictions?

  • 20GB Monthly Bandwidth
  • Only works for PlayStation Products (2007+)

How much will this cost?

We're aiming to keep...
 

Site News: PS3 News Quick Style Chooser Added, Seeking Logo

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131w ago - This is just a quick PSA that we have now completed work integrating the PS3 News Quick Style Chooser into our Forums, Portal and 17 Subdomains hosted here which allows you to change the colors based on your preferences while browsing the site each day.

It can be found in the bottom left corner of each page here, and we will continue adding Styles to it frequently.

If anyone wishes to take a screenshot like HeyManHRU did HERE and fill in the colors you'd like to see we will do our best to add a Style under your UserName to pick from as time permits!

Finally, we are still offering $100 US for a new Site Logo... so far we have had a lot of GREAT design ideas in the ongoing thread with the criteria outlined below:

  • The logo should look decent with a transparent background, or able to be made that way upon being selected (most are).
  • The logo design should be unique so that when seen the first thing that comes to a viewer's mind is our site, not "Sony" or "PlayStation 3" so try to avoid using pics of the PS3 itself or...

 

Sony Announces PlayStation is Seeking a Few Good PS3 Gamers

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135w ago - Sony VP of Product Marketing Scott Steinberg has announced today that PlayStation is seeking a few good PS3 gamers!

To quote: We work day-in and day-out here at PlayStation to ensure that you never run out of reasons to be a proud PlayStation fan.

It's our way of saying "Thank you" to the millions of you around the world who demonstrate your passion and dedication to PlayStation on a daily basis.

However, sometimes a simple thank you just isn't enough to truly show our gratitude and that's why we're ready to take things one step further.

I'm joining you today to announce that we're looking for a few good gamers to help us with a special assignment related to our new Long Live Play campaign (yes, we are intentionally being Chimera-like stealthy to pique your curiosity).

I'm talking die-hard members of our PlayStation Nation from all over who are ready and willing to proudly wave the PlayStation flag for all to see. If you think you're the ultimate PlayStation gamer, then we want to hear from you!

Send me an email at playstationgamer@playstation.sony.com by 10:00AM PT on Tuesday, 9/20/11 with the following:

• 30 words or less (yes we'll be counting), telling us why you are the ultimate PlayStation gamer.
• Then...
 

Contest: Sony is Seeking Artists Inspired By Flower PSN Game

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205w ago - Today Associate Producer Randall Lowe from Sony's Santa Monica Studio has announced a contest for artists inspired by the PSN game Flower, as follows:

For this contest, we want to see how Flower impacted you. Create a piece of art that was either inspired by Flower, or has to do with the emotions and/or nature that you think Flower depicts.

You can flex your skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D software, or any other imaging software. You can even make something physical, like a painting, mixed media, or sculpture, and snap a photo of it as your submission.

This is your opportunity to be a part of the Flower community. If you didn't have a story to submit in the previous contest, then take this chance to participate. Express yourself in a way that reflects thatgamecompany's expression through Flower.

The only requirements are that the submission be 1920 pixels wide by 1080 pixels tall, that it be your original creation, and that it be related to Flower as described above.

To help inspire you, check out some of the amazing concept art thatgamecompany created in the development of the game.

You have plenty of time to be creative and enter your submission because this contest will run from today, May 12th through May 26th, 2010. Thatgamecompany...
 







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