Dean Takahashi of the Mercury News says—after 10 paragraphs that don’t even mention gaming—that the Xbox 360 only has games currently at 720p, whereas the PS3 has about half its games supporting 1080p. He recommends a TV with HDMI for the PS3, but if you have a 360 you’re going to have to go with component. After testing with all of three TVs, two of which were 720p, he recommends you go 720p until 1080p becomes more widespread in gaming.
So yes, Dean takes 34 paragraphs to say that you don’t really need a 1080p set, because it’s hard to tell the difference between 1080p and 720p.
THANKS! Gamers are totally set for the HDTV revolution now. ~where’s that eye rolling icon when you need it!