The Punisher

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
70
3.3
Windows
67
3.7
Xbox
76
3.3
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Description

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.

Screenshots

The Punisher Windows Pub.
The Punisher Windows The Q key will instantly kill nearby enemies.
The Punisher Windows Tab puts Frank into rage mode until his charge runs out.
The Punisher Windows Punisher can't kill innocent people

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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User Reviews

The Punisher has come… to punish his fans Windows SifouNaS (1317)
Welcome Back, Frank Xbox MasterMegid (897)
Great Torture Simulator, Average Game PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5227)
An innovative game that introduces new ways to kill.... Windows Twilightseer (252)

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Feb 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Jan 18, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jan 25, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
ActionTrip Windows Jan 26, 2005 68 out of 100 68
GameZone Windows Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Windows Jan 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Shooterplanet Windows Dec 31, 2005 64 out of 100 64
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Feb 07, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Feb 06, 2005 61 out of 100 61
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Apr 14, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Initially US version was given an RC rating. The MA15+ rating for the OFLC in Australia was given after the game was "revised".

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