Simon Parkin

Writer & Journalist

The website of the award-winning writer and journalist Simon Parkin, a regular contributor to New Yorker, Guardian and many others.

2016

"Fumito Ueda's Slow Route To Perfection," New Yorker, December 2016.

"The Prickly Genius of Jonathan Blow," New Yorker, January 2016.

2015

"Postscript: Satoru Iwata (1959-2015)," New yorker, july 2015.

"The Gospel According to Taylor Swift," New Statesman, June 2015.

"Simon Amstell's Ego," New Yorker, April 2015.

"Hidetaka Miyazaki: Japan's Most Interesting Video-Game Director," Guardian, April 2015.

2014

"Postscript: Postscript: Ralph Baer, a Video-Game Pioneer," New Yorker, December, 2014.

"Haley Joel Osment Returns," New Yorker, November 2014.

"The Man Who Made A Game To Change The World," Eurogamer, November, 2014.

"Tony Hale: An Actor In Search of Contentment," New Yorker, September 2014.

"Inside Marc Maron's Garage," New Yorker, July 2014.

"Brenda Romero's Quest For Healing," Kotaku, June 2014.

"The 12-Year-Old Girl Who Invented Video Games," Edge magazine, April 2014.

2013

"Video Games Are Broken: One Man's Thirty Year Quest To Fix A Medium", Kotaku, December 2013.

"The Space Invader," New Yorker, October 2013.

"Postscript: The Man Behind Nintendo," New Yorker, September 2013.

"The Creator," New Yorker, April 2013.

2012

"Nolan Bushnell: Gaming's Absent Father", Eurogamer, August 2012.

"The Rise And Collapse Of Yoshinori Ono", Eurogamer, June 2012.

"Hideo Kojima", Guardian, May 2012.

"Shigeru Miyamoto", Guardian, April 2012.

2009

"Daigo Umehara: The King Of Fighters", Eurogamer, November 2009.

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