- Previously Sony held an open casting call
, and today the cast to the PlayStation Network reality series dubbed "The Tester" is revealed.
To quote from PSN Sr. Director Susan Panico
: In September, we announced an open casting call for The Tester and the response has been tremendous.
I want to thank everyone for your submissions! We heard from thousands of PlayStation fans from across the country, all eagerly vying for a spot on The Tester and a chance to compete to win a gamer's ultimate dream job - an official PlayStation game tester.
Today, I am pleased to be here on the PlayStation.Blog to introduce The Tester cast. In all, 11 contestants were selected for The Tester. The cast ranges in age from 22 - 36 years-old and stems from all walks of life - from a student, to a paramedic, to a used car salesman. While a seemingly diverse bunch, this group is united in the passion needed to be the next PlayStation game tester.
To produce The Tester, we teamed up with one of the biggest names in reality television, 51 Minds
, the dynamic production company that is the force behind hit series such as The Surreal Life, Rock of Love, and...