Gamers deserve dates, too. In the UK, they get them.

In other words, the world wide web's bestest site evah! Oh, but wait, there's a catch: it's for the UK. Why, oh why do the Brits always get everything great like "Doctor Who" and "Top Gear"and we get nothing but crap like "Heroes" and "American Top Gear"? Why does God hate America like that? Maybe Obama will fix this too.


In fact, I suspect this Game 4 a Date thing is just a front end to a bigger personals site over there in the UK, which is to say, it might be a bit of a scam. But it's a scam someone here in the US might really, really want to consider replicating. Here's one Single White Male who loves Call of Duty and Katamari Damaci who'd appreciate it. I wonder if Vivienne from Leicstershire is open to long distance relationships? We can have regular dates playing Left 4 Dead.


(h/t to Giantbomb.com)

Gamers get a bad rap – we're all about ultra-violence and bloody constraint. The more spines ripped from bodies, the better.

Well, I'm here to tell you that's just a stereotype, a nasty, vicious one to boot. We're fully rounded (sometimes really rounded) people, too. We laugh, we cry, we sometimes even read books, but most of all we appreciate a quality gaming experience over pure gore. Don't take my word for it; some real, live scientists did a study and proved it's true. All right, one study does not make it a fact, but this definitely jibes with what I know and like. The blood can be fun, but its novelty only lasts a few minutes. For a game to be good, you've got to keep on playing and playing it, and no way you're going to do that unless the game play is fun. Unless maybe there are boobs too...

Which brings me to Game 4 a Date, a personals site for game players.

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