Video game consoles in the United States consumed some 16 billion kilowatt-hours last year, or about enough juice to power the city of San Diego for a year, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council. However, cutting down video games' impact is relatively easy since the three most popular video game consoles -- Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft XBox360, and Nintendo's Wii -- can significantly reduce their power suckage if players simply switch them off after use and activate their already-existing power-saving features.
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