Secret Sony PlayStation Network game titled Nine-to-Five leaked: its a PS3 episodic interactive sitcom

19 June 2007
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Sony Online Entertainment logoWhen filling out an e-rewards gaming survey one day, Rjosephson soon discovered it focused on online gaming, Sony [Online Entertainment], PS3, PlayStation Network, downloadable game pricing between $20, $25 & $60, and episodic content.

This of course is all unofficial and subject to change, but it got really interesting when he was asked about an upcoming game called Nine-to-Five. This game apparently will be the first downloadable [PS3] title to implement Sony’s plan for episodic content. The pricing structure was suggested at $5 for 1 episode or about $14 for all 4 episodes if you were to preorder the entire package at first. Each episode would be about 3 hours in playtime and be released once a month for four months straight. They included two screenshots which looked kind of cartoony.

Nine-to-Five fact sheet:

Don’t let the nine-to-five eat you alive: Fight back in this interactive sitcom in which you are the star. Kiss the boss’s butt to avoid the chopping block. Pretend to laugh at the mailroom flunky’s bad jokes. Make a move on a dreamy colleague. Every workday is a new adventure. With a nod to Dilbert and The Office, Nine-to-Five delivers top-shelf humor, outrageous storylines, and hilarious gameplay.

Key game features are:

-1. 4 over-the-top episodes introduce you to MegaCorp, a misanthropic multinational corporation
-1. Each episode is approximately 3 hours with sitcom storylines and cliffhangers
-1. Cast of 25 unique and memorable characters
-1. Multiple tactics to get ahead: Chat, cajole, flirt, coerce, and lie
-1. Action packed mini-games like full contact races
-1. Goal-oriented gameplay
-1. Fully customizable player character
-1. Dialogue written and performed by veterans of Comedy Central, Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, Chappelle’s Show, Conan O’Brien, etc.
-1. HD and surround sound
Each episode is purchased separately online via the PLAYSTATION Store.

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