69w 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.
71w 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...
72w 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!
93w ago - Today PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a video showcasing The Tester Season 3 final casting call which also offers a Production position, as follows:
Would you like a chance to work with the world-famous Sony Santa Monica Studios team?
Then sign up now to audition to become a member of the cast of The Tester: Season 3! This is the last week to enter and the last week to vote for your Round 1 favorites before we narrow the search to the Top 100.
While we've already received thousands of entries on our site, we still need your help. Remember, the community votes one lucky gamer onto the cast of Season 3.
So, head over to the site and vote for your favorite potential cast member, or make a contestant profile of your own. If you want to have your say (or get a chance to be on the show), you'll need to act fast! Open casting and Round 1 voting conclude next Friday, September 16. So to all you procrastinators: time to get it done.
We've enjoyed watching the tons of great videos and reading the thousands of profiles created, and with your help, this season of The Tester will be the greatest yet. Here are some highlights of just some of...
95w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared some videos today announcing that The Tester: Season 3 casting is now open for voting by PSN fans.
To quote: Our search for the cast of The Tester: Season 3 continues! Today, community voting begins so anybody can now help select the one lucky gamer who will get a chance to compete for the production job at Sony's Santa Monica Studio.
By now, I hope you've visited our site, created a profile and uploaded a video to convince the world why you should be selected to compete on the third season of The Tester.
If not, don't worry. It's not too late because we're still accepting online auditions until September 16. Remember, the casting directors look at every profile and video. So, even though voting has begun, don't miss you opportunity to get on the show. Sign up now and create your own profile!
Last year, a majority of the final cast for The Tester: Season 2 came from user submissions on the official site. For some "suggestions" on what makes a good audition video, check out Season 2 contestant Mo Chocolate's advice in the video below.