My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin

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Simon Parkin

My Perfect Console with Simon Parkin

5.0/5

Critic Rating

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 guest from the worlds of gaming, film and television, music, comedy and more to pick the five video games they would like to immortalise on their very own fictional games machine. They discuss those five games in chronological order of release, interspersed with biographical chat about the guest’s life and career –– a lens that often leads to new and unexpected insights."Thoroughly modern and ahead of its time...a gift." - NEW YORK'S VULTURE"Charming, insightful." -- THE GU...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Nicholas Quah • Vulture Oct 25, 2023

"Parkin is a solid interviewer: well-researched, exceedingly thoughtful, an active listener. In the aggregate, a collective history of taste emerges. Stories and themes about what’s important to the artistic development of the medium recur, and totemic games are recited and reinforced."


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