A new cast of 12 dedicated gamers arrives at the PlayStation® Loft ready to battle tooth and nail for a once in a lifetime opportunity: a job as a Production Associate at Sony's world famous Santa Monica Studio! This week's challenge is the ultimate grace under pressure job interview, as the testers try to keep their cool while being covered with Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches!
David Jaffe is this week's guest panelist on hand to critique a Twisted Metal® inspired teamwork challenge involving mini ice cream trucks, air rifles, and clown costumes. But, first Krystipryde and RealityPalez face off in a preliminary gameplay competition in the new Twisted Metal® for PS3(TM) (It's the first boss battle in the new game!). The stakes are high-the better gamer wins an advantage in the team challenge! Don't miss Jaffe's judgement on who's staying and who's going home in week 2.
The gamers catch Uncharted fever when they must conquer a tricky obstacle course for the chance to meet Nathan Drake himself, Nolan North! John Garvin, the director for the upcoming Uncharted: Golden Abyss(TM) for PlayStation®Vita is on hand to judge the challenge, and a surprising elimination twist proves that no one is safe.
The gamers square off in a preliminary challenge in the all new Street Fighter X Tekken to gain an advantage for their team, but events escalate into a full on throwdown when renowned Street Fighter legend Seth Killian tags in to evaluate the gamers on their creativity: whoever creates the coolest character and fighting style is safe from elimination, while everyone else gets a target on their back.
The competition gets epic in Week 5 as the gamers go Greek for a God of War inspired challenge to win what may be the most important prize yet - a trip to meet Todd Pappy and the game designers at Santa Monica Studio.
No more teams in week 6. It's every gamer for themselves in a suspenseful tower building challenge. The tallest tower wins. But, what's the best strategy? Slow and steady could come up short. Fast and furious risks losing it all. With Starhawk's Dylan Jobe on hand to evaluate their build and battle skills, we find out just what the remaining five contenders think of each other and, in the end, who's standing tall with immunity. Watch now to find out!
In the last challenge before the season finale, the gamers battle each other in an intense knowledge and strategy competition to determine who is the ultimate PlayStation® trivia master. Wrong answers could get them sent to a dunk tank as IGN's Greg Miller presides as this week's guest panelist. Only the top 3 move on to The Tester 3 season finale!
Take a deeper look into The Tester 3 as eliminated cast members like Egoraptor, Skyd1ddy, Ninjanomyx, and more return to tell their side of the story, share their predictions about the Finale, and share new scenes from the show.
The final 3 gamers face off for the last time in an intense multi-part challenge that will put their focus, intelligence, and gaming skills to the test as they solve puzzles, overcome obstacles, and put everything on the line in an epic Starhawk(TM) firefight! Find out who has what it takes to work at PlayStation®, and who is going home empty handed.