The Punisher

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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 The Zoo.
The Punisher Windows Iron Man cameo.
The Punisher Windows Tab puts Frank into rage mode until his charge runs out.
The Punisher Windows More enemies on the way.

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

DreamStation.cc Xbox Oct 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox Feb 22, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Feb 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
X-Power Xbox Mar 09, 2005 8 out of 10 80
TalkXbox Xbox Jan 17, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Jan 18, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy Xbox 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
GameSpot Xbox Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
GameZone Windows Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

The game data file named "tables.vpp" contains much of the scenario data; one of the things included in it is part of the credits and other scenario data from Red Faction II!

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