The Punisher (PlayStation 2)

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The Punisher is a third person action game that pits the player against the darkest scum of the Marvel Comics' universe. With over a dozen grimy New York locales, this superhero adaptation embraces the feel of the 30 year comic series.

Featuring loads of weapons, brutal environmental kills and an innovative new interrogation engine where the player controls every last aspect of over 70 torture scenarios, the Punisher provides a rich gaming experience for fans of dark, intense action.

Story written by comics authors Garth Ennis and Jimmy Palmiotti.


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There are 40 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "惩罚者" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "The Punisher. Каратель" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Punisher: O Justiceiro" -- Brazilian title
  • "Il Punitore" -- Italian title

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Great Torture Simulator, Average Game Terrence Bosky (5226) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Apr 19, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
PSM2 (Playstation 2 Magazine) UK Apr, 2005 82 out of 100 82
IGN Jan 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Jan 18, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy Jan 25, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Diehard GameFan Feb 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70 Apr 04, 2005 6 out of 10 60
UOL Jogos Feb 02, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Mar 14, 2005 11 out of 20 55 (UK) Apr 14, 2005 5 out of 10 50


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There was some controversy in the US when the ESRB threatened to award the game an AO rating. Later, THQ decided to tone down the game by making the "Special Interrogation" scenes black-and-white. Because of this, the game was rated M.

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