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The Punisher

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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.


The Punisher Windows Another way to interrogate people.
The Punisher Windows Another way to interrogate (environmental)
The Punisher Windows Frank continues to find new ways to intimidate people.
The Punisher Windows Intro - female officer

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 (900)
Great Torture Simulator, Average Game PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5237)
An innovative game that introduces new ways to kill.... Windows Twilightseer (252)

The Press Says

Gamezilla Xbox Feb 05, 2005 91 out of 100 91
Next Level Gaming Xbox Feb 22, 2005 82 out of 100 82
TeamXbox Xbox Jan 18, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Over Online Windows Feb 28, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox Feb 22, 2005 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Xbox Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
GameZone Windows Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Absolute Games ( Windows Feb 06, 2005 61 out of 100 61 (UK) PlayStation 2 Apr 14, 2005 5 out of 10 50


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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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