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I don't know about you, but I didn't ask for this

-PXG-

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What the hell is this?

Because you demanded it, Sony is launching its first PlayStation Network reality show later this year, The Tester . Eleven contestants will battle for the "gamer's ultimate dream job," testing PlayStation games. These are those eleven contestants.

The cast of The Tester is, as aptly described by the PlayStation.blog, a diverse group, with gamers from 22- to 36-years-old, from clearly telegenic to not quite telegenic, all ready to tear out each other's throats for a QA job at Sony Computer Entertainment. In addition to this group, expect to get face time with game designer extraordinaire David Jaffe--one of the show's judges--and "a special celebrity judge" still to be announced.

I don't know about you guys, but I'm rooting for Blue Shirt Guy behind the couch and hope that Grinning Vest Guy is voted off immediately . And I just have this guy feeling that The Cute Enough To Be Up Front Girl (center) will be around longer than most. But I don't know from reality TV! Guess I'll have to watch...

http://m.kotaku.com/site?sid=kotakuip&pid=IphonePost.detail&section=Allpost&targetId=Kotaku-5453899
 

LocoMrPollock

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ScrabbleDude

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Dream job? I thought game testing was a repetitive job that didn't pay very well.

I mean, I always see places looking for game testers and they're willing to accept just about anyone. I wonder how many testers Sony is going to hire while this show is going on. :lol
 

Cowie

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doesn't game testing end up being a really shitty job?

Next thing you know there will be a contest to be a gamestop clerk. IT'S THE ULTIMATE JOB.
 

Aaron49

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Because reality shows aren't bad enough as is, now we need to throw in some gamers to fight over 5 hour energies and hungry man tv dinners
 
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Wow....this is going to be worse than that video game competition/reality show that was on scifi a little while back.

Oh and :lol :lol :lol :lol for QA being a dream job. People are seriously misinformed at what it's like to be in QA.
 
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Eh, video game testing really ain't all that great. Poor dudes who end up competing don't know what they're getting into :( Moreover, knowing how boring it is to test games, I can't imagine the show being entertaining.

Dude, look at this clipping issue.

Dude, you totally have to file a bug report with bugzilla.