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DescriptionWhen his family was gunned down by gangsters, Frank Castle became The Punisher. As Judge, Jury, and Executioner, The Punisher is cleaning up New York City one dead criminal at a time. However, if he can raise $500,000, he can pay off an informant for the location of the biggest criminal in Manhattan, The Kingpin. Working with a time limit and financed by The Trust, he only has a short time to complete enough missions to raise that much money.
The Punisher primarily plays from a top-down perspective, where the player moves Frank through the streets and alleys of New York, entering buildings and taking out enemies with a range of weaponry. He also drives to locations in his Battle Van, where the player controls the van from a first-person perspective, to the mission’s address. The game also has a scrolling mode when Frank scuba dives and knifes underwater assailants on the way to boats.
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Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Gameplay feature: Scuba diving / Snorkeling
- Marvel licensees
- Punisher licensees
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|Raze||Nov, 1990||68 out of 100||68|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Oct, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|Amiga Joker||Sep, 1990||26 out of 100||26|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Sep, 1990||2.4 out of 12||20|
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German indexOn October 31, 1991, The Punisher was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #15 Most Memorable Game Hero (Frank Castiglione)
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