How Green Was My Wii

Study Looks at Juice-Sucking Game Consoles

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Note to self, gamers. You think driving while shooting on "Grand Theft Auto IV" is hard, but being green-friendly may be even more of a challenge. According to a new study from the land Down Under, your consoles are energy-guzzling devices. The worst offender? A PlayStation 3. Leaving one plugged in all the time would suck up more than five times as much energy as a fridge, and more than 10 times as much as a Nintendo Wii.