Video Games Suck Up Energy Like Vampires

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Want to cut down on your utility bills? You may want to take a second look at your Wii, Play Station and X-Box. A video game console can suck up as much energy as two refrigerators. Alex Cohen talks with Noah Horowitz, consumer electronics expert with the Natural Resources Defense Council, about the organization's new report on vampire video games.



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