67w 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...
89w 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...
91w 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.
94w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has announced that they have officially opened The Tester virtual reality show's casting call for Season 3 on PSN.
To quote: We're very excited to announce that PlayStation Network's exclusive hit reality series The Tester will return for a third season and the online casting call begins today! This is your chance to get on the show!
We are holding an online casting call and competition inviting gamers from across the country to submit a profile for a chance to become a member of the 12-person cast of "The Tester 3."
While the producers will be looking at every profile, remember that one lucky gamer is voted onto the cast by you! And, last year, you guys voted Mickey Paradis (aka "8bitmickey") onto the show.
We're not only looking for competitive, seasoned gamers, but we also want to see your personality and passion. Here's a look at some past video submissions from folks you might recognize.
"The Tester - Season 3" promises to be bigger and bolder than last season. For starters, the winner of the third season gets a production job at our world-famous...
126w 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...