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My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin
My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin
Simon Parkin

In My Perfect Console, Simon Parkin, award-winning writer for the New Yorker and The Observer newspaper's video game critic invites a well-known... more

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Episodes

MPC Game Club: Stephen's Sausage Roll (feat. Glenn Moore).

Friend of the podcast Glenn Moore joins Simon for a special bonus episode to discuss April's book-club-game, Stephen's Sausage Roll edition.This... more

23 May 2024 · 37 minutes
Veronica Roth, novelist (The Divergent Trilogy, When Among Crows).

My guest today is the American novelist and short story writer, Veronica Roth. Born in New York and raised in... more

21 May 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Correspondence Special #2: The best game Keita Takahashi never made.

In this special correspondence edition, host Simon Parkin reads out listeners' correspondence, answers questions, and offers at least one clue... more

16 May 2024 · 33 minutes
Teddy Dief, gamemaker (Hyper Light Drifter, We are OFK).

My guest today is the American videogame designer and writer, Teddy Dief. Born in Illinois, they graduated from Columbia University with... more

14 May 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Keith Stuart, journalist & novelist (A Boy Made of Blocks, Love is a Curse).

My guest today is the English author and journalist, Keith Stuart. He grew up in a town near Stockport in... more

07 May 2024 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Masaya Matsuura, musician, gamemaker (PaRappa the Rapper).

My guest today is Masaya Matsuura, a Japanese musician and game designer widely considered to be the inventor of rhythm... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Sarah Keyworth, comedian.

My guest today is the English stand-up comedian Sarah Keyworth. Born in Nottingham in 1993 they studied drama at De... more

23 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
John Johanas, creative director Tango Gameworks (The Evil Within, Hi-Fi Rush).

My guest today is John Johanas, creative director at the Tokyo-based studio Tango Gameworks. Born on Long Island, New York,... more

16 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Siobhan Reddy, co-deputy chair, BAFTA.

My guest today is Siobhan Reddy, a video game executive and the co-deputy chair of BAFTA. Born in South African... more

08 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Correspondence Special #1: Revisiting Jack Thompson.

In this special correspondence edition, host Simon Parkin explores feedback from the recent episode with Jack Thompson, reads out listeners'... more

04 Apr 2024 · 38 minutes
My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin
MPC Game Club: Stephen's Sausage Roll (feat. Glenn Moore).
My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin