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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Alternate Titles

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

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Great Torture Simulator, Average Game Terrence Bosky (5472) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Apr 19, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
GameZone Jan 28, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Jan 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target Feb 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Diehard GameFan Feb 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Jan 25, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
GamePro (US) Jan 24, 2005 3 out of 5 60
1UP Feb 12, 2005 6 out of 10 60 Apr 04, 2005 6 out of 10 60


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The car that almost run over the Punisher after completing the Crackhouse level has the license plate "ASM 129", which is a reference to the Marvel comic book, The Amazing Spider-Man #129 (Feb. 1974), the issue that the Punisher made his debut.

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