Quantcast
Sony announces PSN reality show, 'The Tester' - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Sony announces PSN reality show, 'The Tester'


1:14 PM on 09.03.2009
Sony announces PSN reality show, 'The Tester' photo



SCEA is doing its own version of The Bachelor, exclusively for PSN. This afternoon, Sony announced “The Tester,” a reality show that will pit nerds against each other for a contract to a QA gig in the company’s department in San Diego, California. Sounds thrilling, right?

The company is holding open auditions right now, but there’s a caveat: after filling out some paperwork, hopefuls are asked to submit a “short video” to the hardware and software publisher explaining “why they have what it takes to be a part of the PlayStation family.” (Probable pro-tip: it has nothing to do with the amount of ketchup or mustard stains on your graphic tee.)

Competitors will face off in a variety of videogame-related challenges, but what exactly they isn’t made clear. The official release mentions “mental prowess," “dexterity," and videogame knowledge as three things being tested, so we’re guessing, naturally, that the show will have regular Mega Man endurance runs.

“The Tester” debuts this winter on PSN. The show will run eight episodes and viewers can either purchase the entire season or episodes individually. With money. Real money.





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







PS3

8:00 AM on 04.19.2014
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster sold a whole lot of copies in March

What can I do for you? I can't hear you. Square Enix hears you, and according to research analyst David Gibson, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster sold 208,000 copies during the month after its March 18 release. That's a lot of ...more



11:00 PM on 04.18.2014
There's a mo-cap dog in this Ground Zeroes making-of video

I adore watching VFX studio reels, so when I heard that Konami had released one for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, I just couldn't help myself. I had to click. And here we are. At three minutes in length, the video is wo...more



8:00 PM on 04.18.2014
Cel Damage HD hits PS3, PS4, and PS Vita next week

I always wanted to play Cel Damage but never got around to it. Stupid younger self. It was a pleasant surprise, then, to find out we'd have a great excuse to play this cartoony vehicular combat game again on modern consoles b...more



View all PS3






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more