94w 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.
155w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a preview video today of The Tester 2 Season Finale, which features Killzone 3 and is also now available in full on PSN!
To quote: Seven weeks ago "The Tester 2" premiered on the PlayStation Network and 12 hardcore gamers embarked on a series of rigorous competitions, all for the chance to win a job working for PlayStation.
Now, we're down to three finalists: Ches-ka, Gaymer, and Scooter battle head-to-head in a Killzone 3 inspired finale which again concludes with amazing gameplay competition.
The first to complete the jetpack-enabled 'Frozen Shores" level in the upcoming Killzone 3 wins the grand prize - a job at PlayStation's San Diego Studios, a $5,000 signing bonus, a limited edition 'The Tester" PlayStation 3 system signed by all the panelists, and a brand new Sony 46" BRAVIA 3D HDTV.
Ches-ka. Gaymer. Scooter. Who will win it all? Do not miss this exciting Season Finale.
The Season Finale is a FREE download available now in the 'Video' section of PlayStation Store, and you can catch up on the season with Episodes 1 through 7 also still available. And, don't forget to also jump...
163w ago - Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi of the PlayStation Network has posted a preview show of The Tester Season 2 hosted by Hal Sparks today along with PS3 sweepstakes details.
To quote: To get you ready for the Season Premiere next week on Tuesday, November 2, we're releasing a special 'Preview Show' today that features more about the cast, a glimpse at what you'll see this season and, most importantly, casting submission outtakes from folks that didn't come close to making the cut.
Our good friend and Season 1 panelist, Hal Sparks hosts this preview.
While Hal was unavailable for Season 2 because of his touring schedule, he was able to check out the hopefuls, provide his hilarious perspective, and introduce his replacement, Adrianne Curry... all in this short preview episode.
During the season, you'll see cast members win challenges and also valuable PlayStation and Sony prizes like a PlayStation Move bundle or a Sony HD HandyCam.
You, the audience and fans of "The Tester," will...
164w ago - Executive Producer of PlayStation Network Kevin Furuichi has shared the first-ever video preview of the new season 2 of The Tester on PSN today.
To quote: The countdown to the debut of "The Tester" Season 2 is now underway with just two weeks to go until the Season Premiere on Tuesday, November 2nd.
The new season promises to be bigger and bolder with more behind-the-scenes with the cast, bigger challenges, and, as many of you requested, longer episodes. For a taste of what's to come, here's the first-ever glimpse at the new season!
This trailer, in all its HD glory, is also available from PlayStation Store later today along with "The Tester" theme featuring the cast and panelists. You'll find both in the "Media" section under "The Tester" icon.
And, next Tuesday, we'll be releasing a Preview Show featuring hilarious casting submission outtakes and more about each cast member.
Finally, you'll also be able to follow "The Tester" on Facebook with the show's new tab on the PlayStation Facebook page. The new tab will allow you to "Like" your favorite cast members and watch previews of each week's...
179w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has announced that The Tester Season 2 casting opens up for PS3 fan voting in the community today.
To quote: We're only three weeks into our open casting for the second season of PlayStation Network's original competitive reality series, The Tester.
By now, you should have created a profile, complete with videos and pictures, for a chance to compete on the series to win a job as an official PlayStation game tester.
Not interested in being a contestant? Well, you can still take part in the action by voting for your favorite casting submission. Remember, one lucky gamer gets voted onto the cast by you!
Beginning today, the online casting contest kicks off and invites the entire PlayStation community to vote for their favorite contender. For all of you contenders, it's time to push your friends, family and friends of friends to vote for you at thetester.com!
Round 1 voting ends on Friday, July 16th, which also means you still have 10 days to set up your profile, submit...