Mercury News takes a look at what gamers need to know when buying an HDTV:
Mid-sized TVs with LCD (liquid crystal display) screens are looking like a pretty good bet now for those who are playing games without an insane budget. I'd agree with the hype that says once you have played games in HD, it's painful to go back to standard TV.
Unfortunately, it can be as confusing to buy a TV these days as it is to buy a computer.
The types of TVs have multiplied as well as the ways for connecting them to set-top boxes or game machines. Prices vary not only based on screen size, but on the quality of images and other features..