Courtney Marchelletta



Video Games and Sims



  • A freelance gaming writer with decades of experience
  • An acknowledged "SimCity" expert
  • Proof that video games aren't just for guys


Marchelletta is a former writer for Lifewire, where she wrote extensively on gaming for more than eight years. Video games have been a favorite pastime for Marchelletta for 20 years. Marchelletta plays all types of video games, with her favorites being simulations for the PC. Her passion for simulation gaming started with the original "SimCity." Since then she has continued to play every sim game she can get her hands on.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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