Should I Play On Medium or Hard?

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8 years ago#1

I am a pretty good gamer. I got through Mega Man 9, played through Bioshock without dying (save for a few times experimenting with Big Daddy's), etc, etc.

Is Dead Space too easy on medium? Would I be better off playing on hard? I would just like some feedback from people who have tried out both difficulty settings!

Thanks!

8 years ago#2
I am also wondering the same thing?
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8 years ago#3
It depends on your ability to manage ammo and stuff. I don't care how good you are, it'll be hard staying at full health the whole game. I'd say try medium and see how that goes.
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8 years ago#4
So far, Hard mode isn't too hard. I haven't played the other modes so I can't really compare em, but the only thing I've noticed is that I was low on HP a lot early on (med packs started getting harder to find, unless you buy them). That changed when I got better with the main gun.
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8 years ago#5
You need to know how to manage your resources, if you're an excellent shot, but absolutely suck at resource management, you're dead. It's the same way if you're a horrible shot, but excel at managing, you're dead.
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8 years ago#6
im playing the game on hard so far i havent had any real issues however i have died a few times trying to figure out the controls mostly "i think im still in the tutorial", but i do plan to change my suit to the one i downloaded "not scorpion but the other one"....that is once i figure out how to do that lol..

the games alot of fun and the atmospheres great, my wife jumped then yelled at me the first time i got attacked. playing a game where you cant just unload a dozen bullets into someone is different, and the fact that the very important statsis thingy does take energy to use is kind of unnerving.

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8 years ago#7
first level sucked for lack of ammo on hard with un upgraded plasma cutter

currently playing: with myself
8 years ago#8
I'm playing on medium because the achievements are the same between that and hard. I am able to melee most of my kills so far in the game using stasis so ammo preservation isn't really an issue if you're good with melee.
8 years ago#9
Personally, I always start games on on the normal setting, and then play through hard later. Though, I could probably play this on hard because I've always been good at being INCREDIBLY stingy with my inventory items (Resident Evil 4 comes to mind), and then reloading a save if something goes wrong (I missed my first shot on this guy? RELOAD!)...yeah, I'm kind of undecided, too.
8 years ago#10

th3nobodi3s posted...
first level sucked for lack of ammo on hard with un upgraded plasma cutter

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