Scott Marriott



Simulation Gaming

The Sims



  • Has written about simulation gaming since 1989 for a variety of publications including G4 Media, Viacom, and the now-defunct, which featured over 60,000 game reviews
  • Published in Video Game Collector Magazine and Classic Gamer Magazine


Scott Alan Marriott is a former writer for Lifewire specializing in computer simulation games for just under two years. He has been writing about games professionally since 1998 and has written for a variety of publications about games like "Lemonade Stand," "Sim City," and "Minecraft."

Marriott has worked as's senior editor, overseeing a database of more than 60,000 computer, console, and handheld games, and is an active contributor to G4 Media's "X-Play" and Viacom's "GameTrailers." Other publications he has written for include Video Game Collector Magazine and Classic Gamer Magazine.

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