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TestYourself: Psychology Hits PSN Today, Will Reveal Full Psychological Portrait

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Hey everyone! Bill from Creat Studios here with a very exciting news: All you fans that are looking for a deeper understanding of yourselves look no further than TestYourself: Psychology coming soon to PSN. Test Yourself introduces audiences to a unique mental experience on the PlayStation Network and will be released as a series of packs, each devoted to specific areas of psychological activity. The first pack, Test Yourself: Psychology contains two initial blocks of tests – Nervous System and Intellect – and will be available for download on PSN on March 8th in North America $2.99 – practically free!

Test YourSelf for PS3 (PSN)

The goal of TestYourself: Psychology is to provide users with an affordable, professional assessment of various aspects of their personalities and psychological abilities. After the release of the initial pack, new blocks of tests will be available for download on a monthly basis, each focusing on different elements of psychological health. Users who complete all 12 blocks will receive a full psychological portrait and will understand the complex characteristics of their states of mind.

TestYourself: Psychology is a serious scientific product developed by a team of professional psychologists and counselors. The product’s affordable price is part of an effort to support increasing public interest towards psychology. By combining a scientific approach with the fun of the PlayStation platform, TestYourself: Psychology offers an accessible and enjoyable experience for audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

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Shiffy said:

March 8th, 12:32 pm

Seems pretty interesting. Might just have to pick it up.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:06 pm

    We hope you do : )

lpguycu said:

March 8th, 12:32 pm

This is cool. I want to see more stuff like this.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:08 pm

    We will be releasing more tests to fill out the psychological portrait soon.

SPOOKULA209 said:

March 8th, 12:32 pm

Kind of crazy idea but I see the point in making something like this

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:11 pm

    Yeah, I think people will find it pretty interesting.

DarkRecoil said:

March 8th, 12:34 pm

What kind of psychological traits does a person seeking to test their psychological traits have?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:14 pm

    Haha, it is always good to test yourself : )

dragonmagician said:

March 8th, 12:37 pm

Practically free!

Does this have trophies?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:17 pm

    Yes sir it does.

XMbeaner said:

March 8th, 12:38 pm

$free.99, that’s my jam.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:18 pm

    haha glad we can accommodate.

clupula668 said:

March 8th, 12:40 pm

Wouldn’t it defeat the scientific purpose of this to have trophies or will they all be strictly participation-based?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:21 pm

    Part of the purpose of Test Yourself is to present these psychological portraits in a fun way. Trophies are a way to enhance the fun people have while playing and learning.

lightyear8 said:

March 8th, 12:40 pm

Trophy Support? You only get a gold trophy if you are smart enough!

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:22 pm

    Haha, do you have what it takes!?

SeanScythe said:

March 8th, 12:40 pm

Trophy: Reached Insanity! Gold
Trophy: Found out ur not smrt. Bronze
Trophy: You have a collection of Names. Silver

Lol

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:27 pm

    Only the truly delusional people will be able to get the Uranium trophy…partially because it doesn’t exist.

WFMMK said:

March 8th, 12:41 pm

Sweet will check this out but you guys need to hurry up and update the store.

EvilAbdy said:

March 8th, 12:41 pm

GAH. All this teasing is killing me. I want to know the full psn update today.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:29 pm

    It doesn’t update on the west coast until around 6 or 7. It is brutal.

TorgoTime said:

March 8th, 12:41 pm

I am perfect, I don’t need a video game to tell me that!

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:39 pm

    Haha, confidence it everything.

wocyob said:

March 8th, 12:42 pm

im down for this.. seems like something i need to know lol

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:40 pm

    Its always good to find out more about yourself : )

GT-420 said:

March 8th, 12:45 pm

Make it free for Plus so I can find out the truth about all those people saying Plus subscribers are crazy.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:45 pm

    Crazy or not, plus has some pretty sweet deals, Mortal Kombat demo? Ima play me some that : )

Dessron said:

March 8th, 12:46 pm

@TorgoTime: By thinking you are perfect, it makes you unperfect!!!

RoyMunson said:

March 8th, 12:47 pm

i aint be needin no game to tel me how smart i am be.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:46 pm

    Grammar is for suckers!

Bruistur said:

March 8th, 12:49 pm

Any idea if this is a PS3 only thing, or is it PSP-compatible?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:46 pm

    It is just PS3 right now.

Marzeth said:

March 8th, 12:50 pm

This does sound pretty good. I’ll be downloading it for sure.

Although by Pack number 12, I’ll be out $35.88 ($40.54 including Ontario taxes)… will think about it, just a little.

If they have a 12-series pack for $20, I’m in day-one!

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:47 pm

    There will be 12 test blocks, not 12 packs. Each pack will consist of several tests.

CaptTM said:

March 8th, 12:51 pm

Yaa! My own personal Shrink! =P

WFMMK said:

March 8th, 12:52 pm

@17 it’s a PSN game so I doubt it’ll work on PSP.

Enforcer_X said:

March 8th, 12:53 pm

These types of things intrigue me … looking forward to picking this up.

Go_Buddie_Go said:

March 8th, 12:54 pm

At that price, I’ll definetly give it a try.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:53 pm

    Sounds good : )

Ssnipo said:

March 8th, 12:56 pm

No trophies, no game.

They will put simple trophies to boost the sales.

Jeigh said:

March 8th, 12:56 pm

I… honestly don’t know how to take this… That trailer certainly wasn’t the slightest bit informative. The text around it didn’t really help either. For all I can tell, this is like those free little IQ tests plastered left, right and 92 other directions around the internet.

Is this a “game” in the traditional sense?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 1:58 pm

    Test Yourself consists of several tests that, when taken all together, provide a psychological portrait for the player. It is much more involved than the pop up, spy-ware ads you mentioned. While it can be considered in a tool in this sense, Test Yourself is still very much a game. Each of the areas the player will be tested in will consist of a different game. These games can be replayed for high score and bragging rights.

kNoWlEdGe22 said:

March 8th, 12:58 pm

could be interesting…

DamagedJustice69 said:

March 8th, 1:00 pm

Just might be worth taking a look at…

morph147 said:

March 8th, 1:02 pm

@22 chances are there is trophies. all games must have trophies except for minis

KidCommando said:

March 8th, 1:02 pm

It does sound interesting, but will the whole thing end up costing $20+??

Will probably just wait for a bundled sale down the road.

Can I print out my psychological portrait for my probation officer so he can stop saying I am crazy and needing counseling?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:00 pm

    Haha, your results are yours alone. You are welcome to show whoever you want : ) We hope you check it out.

narwhalSTAB said:

March 8th, 1:02 pm

Nice, I can have my girlfriend take this and prove that she’s bat crap crazy.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:01 pm

    Haha, I hope it works out for you.

morph147 said:

March 8th, 1:03 pm

morph147 said:

March 8th, 1:05 pm

trophy list:

1. Nerves of Steel (Bronze) – Get your characteristic in Nervous System section.
2. Brain Maniac (Bronze) – Get your characteristic in Intelligence section.
3. Nice Start (Bronze) – Complete any test.
4. Quick Learner (Bronze) – Improve any test’s result 10 times in a row throughout the day (in single player Training Mode).
5. True Friend (Silver) – Describe yourself in social test so that your assessment matches your friend’s opinion.
6. Self-Known (Silver) – Request at least 10 assessments from your friends in social test.
7. Racer (Silver) – Outlast at least for 20 seconds in Brownian single player game.
8. Solved in 300 Seconds (Silver) – Complete the Intelligence test in 300 seconds without mistakes.
9. Psychologist (Gold) – Assess 10 friends in social test.

Hidden Trophies
10. Kamikaze (Bronze) – Outlast for less than 3.1 seconds in Brownian single player game.
11. Iron Finger (Silver) – More than 500 hits in a Tapping test in one single player game.

now the question is, will this just be for this game for trophies or will this be for all 12 packs and no new additional trophies

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:02 pm

    Each new pack will offer additional trophies.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:03 pm

    We are planning to offer new trophies with each new pack.

SmooshyKing said:

March 8th, 1:06 pm

If that’s the best trailer you can come up with, I can only assume that the actual product is pretty bad too.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:04 pm

    Well, I hope you decide to check it out anyway.

spideyal said:

March 8th, 1:10 pm

I don’t care if this has trophies or not, I’m incredibly interested. Will be buying it when the store updates.

The_Leducs said:

March 8th, 1:13 pm

How much is each DLC?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:05 pm

    Each DLC will be $2.99.

BrianMcGuinness said:

March 8th, 1:15 pm

Whiners being negative about something they don’t really know much about, just heard about for the first time, and crying over trophies is an interesting trait.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:06 pm

    Haha, well I hope they still give the game a chance once the PlayStation store updates.

papidj1 said:

March 8th, 1:16 pm

After five hours testing,final diagnostic: Totally insane! lol

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:08 pm

    Haha, I feel that.

morph147 said:

March 8th, 1:17 pm

will you be doing any other testYourself besides psychology in the future?

also how often and how much will the additional stuff come out? we talking once a week or biweekly or what?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:09 pm

    There will be more packs coming out. I can not reveal the release dates, but I can say the next pack will be coming out soon : )

morph147 said:

March 8th, 1:18 pm

@29. lol good idea. i should have my gf tested to. while im at it should have my mother tested to because i think shes lost a few marbles.

snake4308 said:

March 8th, 1:27 pm

Considering Creat is responsible for this, I’m very interested now and for only 2.99? That’s a very reasonable price to go with as every other developer always charges the horrible price point of 9.99-14.99.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:12 pm

    We like to keep it affordable : )

GreyTigerFox said:

March 8th, 1:30 pm

I was extremely excited about this when I first learned of its existence when it was getting released for the European PSN a few weeks ago. I was hoping I could either buy it off of a European PSN ID and play it myself, or that it was coming to the United States. It seems my wishes have been fulfilled. I’m happy about the inclusion of trophies, because I enjoy psychological validations, and the very subject of psychology has always intrigued me. I plan to support this entire project throughout its lifespan, and perhaps, beyond. =)

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:13 pm

    Thanks for the support! We are really happy we can bring this game to North America.

GT-420 said:

March 8th, 1:35 pm

This is a red herring, the tests don’t tell anything, the software is designed to actually measure the psychosis of trophy ho’s.

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:16 pm

    Haha, every one deserves to have their psychosis measured. We don’t discriminate : )

Ssnipo said:

March 8th, 1:36 pm

Why this update is taking too long to release? Sony service trying to destroy the hype on MK?

FunkyTable said:

March 8th, 1:36 pm

I think it is hilarious that this has trophies.

Question:

I’ve seen tests like this before and it only allows for one phych profile. Can you run this phych profile mulitple times? Whether it be multiple family members or whether you want to redo it to answer some things differently?

THKJamesMaxx said:

March 8th, 1:39 pm

Will future packs be released as part of a free update? Or will we have to pay for future packs?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:20 pm

    Future packs will also be $2.99

siriusbee said:

March 8th, 1:43 pm

“These tests *measures* your basic intellectual functions…”

I guess they don’t *measures* our basic English functions, however ;)

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:21 pm

    Haha, That extra ‘s’ is an optical illusion, I swear.

SOOPERGOOMAN187 said:

March 8th, 1:45 pm

weird lil game thingy ya got there, and Bill you thinks its bad that the store dont update till 6 or 7 ur time, well out here in Newfoundland that translates to 10:30 or 11:30 pm. thats madness right there. Reply to this otherwise because ya shoulda made the first installment free.

jqtaxpayer said:

March 8th, 1:46 pm

The only way I’d even consider buying is…

(A) …by finding out how much the DLC will cost (after all, 12 pieces of DLC could make this a costly endeavor), and…
(B) …by being reassured in a legally binding way that the results of my psychological exam will not be provided to corporate or governmental entities of any sort.

Hopefully I’m not tipping my hand with Section B, but it is what it is. Your move, Bill.

NIGHTKNIGHTNITE said:

March 8th, 1:52 pm

At this rate we will be able to do full medical checkups online through PSN!

It only does: Psychological Profiles

lol

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:34 pm

    haha, yeah I have this weird thing growing on my foot, better log on PSN and figure it out.

TheTwelve said:

March 8th, 1:54 pm

Interesting.

12

DION3TO said:

March 8th, 1:57 pm

I’ll certainly try this. Looks interesting and crazy at the same time ahhaha.

One question: are the other blocks free or they will cost more 2.99?

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    Bill Fryer said:

    March 8th, 2:35 pm

    Each pack will be $2.99. The pack will consist of several blocks of tests. You will not have to pay $2.99 12 times haha.

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