I enjoyed Skyrim but I also recognize some of the flaws you mentioned. Combat doesn't really feel very satisfying, especially since i playd Skyrim at the same time as playing Dark Souls. The combat in Dark Souls is extremely statisfying. Another thing I noticed is that when you level up a lot in Skyrim, you still never really feel like you're getting all that more powerful because of how the enemies tend to level up somewhat along with you. This isn't true for Dark Souls. When you level up a lot you feel a whole lot more powerful. Even though I like Dark Souls better I still think Skyrim is a great game.
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