What the Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U Tell Us About the Future of Consoles

Most pieces of technology—like smartphones, TVs, and even computers—are replaced by new models every six or twelve months. Game consoles, on the other hand, are meant to last for at least five years. Which means that every generation is a true milestone of UI, gaming, and industrial design. So what does the latest… » 11/26/13 12:00pm 11/26/13 12:00pm

Question of the Day: Do You Leave Your Game Console Running?

A recent report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) » 11/20/08 5:02pm 11/20/08 5:02pm has revealed that video game console usage across America stands at approximately 16 billion kilowatt-hours per year—which is roughly the amount consumed by the entire city of San Diego. This is only a rough estimation, but there is no doubt that many of…