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“The Tester” is a reality show in which the top prize will be a job at Sony.

Sony Corp. is launching the show on its PlayStation 3 on Feb. 18. The premise? Pit a broad swath of video game fans against one another to see who’s the best at testing out the games.

The winner will get a job as a real game tester at Sony. It’s an entry-level job, a way to get a start in the industry. The show will have 11 contestants, which include a writer from Ohio, a cheerleading coach from California and a used car salesman from Maryland.

According to Sony, the show is part of its strategy to provide content beyond games on the PlayStation. This includes music, movies and TV episodes.

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