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 Intro - Punisher himself
The Punisher Windows The game is very brutal.
The Punisher Windows Teaming up with Nick Fury.
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

PSM2 (Playstation 2 Magazine) UK PlayStation 2 Apr, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Extreme Gamer Xbox Feb 22, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Kombo.com Xbox Mar 02, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Jan 18, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Just Games Retro Windows Sep 08, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameZone Windows Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Feb 07, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Feb 02, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows May 16, 2005 6 out of 20 30

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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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