Strasser revealed that the site had more than 5,000 women and 1,000 men participating in its private beta.In August 2010, Tech Crunch's Michael Arrington revealed that Game Crush had raised 0,000 in an angel round featuring Scott Banister and his wife Cyan, among other angels and VCs.Gamers need love, too, but finding someone with similar interests is often a daunting task.Enter LFDate, a new app that lets you find love using an avatar and a list of the games you love to play.She's even selling her used panties." Fast Company, article written by Dan Nosowitz, said "Here's how pathetic Game Crush is: it modeled its service after the behavior of a desperate man trying to get a girl's attention at a bar by buying her an eight-dollar drink. "If you don’t want the Xbox LIVE Enforcement team to laugh at your penis as they bring down the banhammer, or to have to call Customer Support because the woman who sent you dirty texts stole your Xbox LIVE account - then think wisely! The To S states that users may not, among other things: "use the Service for commercial purposes", "use the Service in a way that harms us or our advertisers, affiliates, resellers, distributors, or vendors, or any customer of ours or our advertisers, affiliates, resellers, distributors, or vendors", or "Publish, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful content, topic, name, material, file, or information". It's not gaming, it's simply a new spin on the phone sex lines of the 80s. If it wasn't, you wouldn't need to be over 18 to join, you wouldn't be able to have uncensored "Dirty" talk over webcams and you wouldn't be able to tip your Play Date real cash after your session.But in reality, it's more of a gamer's phone sex line, dressed in Ed Hardy." The Escapist, article written by Greg Tito, notes that during the testing period: "Internet comedians have already created false profiles such as Gabe Newell, a bear and a grill. If there's anything revolutionary about Game Crush it's that it took this long for someone to come up with the idea of actually paying women to play core games like Modern Warfare 2.I am dubious about how successful it'll be, though, when the percentage of female gamers climbs every day." IGNs "Xbox Live" online column, written by Daemon Hatfield, said "I can imagine some guys might be disappointed if they paid to play with a girl, only to hear her go on and on about her boyfriend..." and "Perhaps the most surprising thing about Game Crush is that no one else thought of it sooner.
LFDate sets up a "game date," so that two users with similar interests can spend time gaming together.However since this websites demise another website Date Hero has come onto the market.The Boston Phoenix's "Laser Orgy" online column, written by Maddy Myers, said "I'm as mystified by this service as I am by similar services offered by girls (or guys -- but usually girls) who sit around talking to people on their webcams." she also commented "There's something inherently sexual about Game Crush, yes -- but that's mostly due to the over-sexualizing of women in both American society and particularly in gamer culture..." and "So, Game Crush, I give you props for your stupid idea." "It was noted that their extracurricular activities were not directly connected to the dating service, however it's unavoidable to turn a blind eye to their other 'hobbies.' As an example, Jade Rox works elsewhere online as an amateur pornographer, and even has a website that shows off her naked, feminine qualities. , article written by Rob Rich, said, "I will say that I’m pretty put-off by this whole thing. " Games Abyss, article written by Brad Hilderbrand, said, "The website is set up like the world's loneliest singles lobby, allowing players to pick their game as well as whether they want their pretend date to be "flirty," "dirty," or both.Needless to say, she's not sporting any manly luggage. " Xbox IC, article written by Jason Andrews, warned that use of Game Crush might violate Microsoft's Terms of Service (To S) for Xbox Live, and that Microsoft logs all Xbox Live sessions. You then pay around for a ten minute game and feel much worse about yourself afterwards." The Huffington Post article written by Jessica Rovello, said "Let's not mistake what this is.