Do you start games on Easy,Normal or Hard?

#111thehikikomoriPosted 12/20/2013 10:08:10 AM
Generally I start on easy in any game that gives the option. If I end up really liking the game, after that easy playthrough I work up the difficulty ladder. I don't have a problem playing a game multiple times if I enjoyed it. If it wasn't a game that I overly enjoyed, a single playthrough on easy is good enough for me.
#112WhereIsSelfPosted 12/20/2013 10:37:47 AM
Until recently, I always started on the hardest difficulty possible, but nowadays (for the past year or two), I play on normal only. I only bother with harder difficulties if I really REALLY love the game.
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#113dillpickle69Posted 12/20/2013 10:46:44 AM
I don't want my first experience of a game to be too challenging, I want to be able to enjoy the gameplay and mechanics first before I decide to test my skills, but at the same time, I'm no p****, so normal is the way to go~

The only games I did on hard first playthrough were the Uncharted games because I wanted to unlock Crushing for some reason
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#114FMercury12Posted 12/20/2013 10:52:36 AM
it depends... if there is are benefits on playing on Hard vs normal.
#115Mr_DelcroixPosted 12/20/2013 11:05:50 AM
Hard unless Hard is the highest difficulty. Then I pick normal just in case I love the game enough to want to play it over again.
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#116SubjectNineteenPosted 12/20/2013 11:08:05 AM
I almost always play thorough a game the first time on Normal. I can't think of the last time that I turned the difficulty down to Easy. I try to replay every game I own, so when I do revisit them, I usually up the difficulty to Hard.
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#117paralyzed21Posted 12/20/2013 11:23:01 AM
fps I do hard. rest I usually start on normal
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#118ChargrilledPosted 12/20/2013 11:34:18 AM
Always normal
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#119method115Posted 12/20/2013 11:34:48 AM
Always hard games are way to easy these days the only times I've regretted it were with Dark souls. Max Payne almost made me regret doing it but I made it through the game eventually.
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#120II_ZIAH_IIPosted 12/20/2013 11:35:26 AM
Epicness2012 posted...
Almost always Normal, unless i hear the game is too easy. In which case i bump it up to Hard.