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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 Quick kill with shotgun.
The Punisher Windows Iron Man cameo.
The Punisher Windows Punisher can't kill innocent people
The Punisher Windows Main Menu

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 (5222)
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
TeamXbox Xbox Jan 18, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
DreamStation.cc Xbox Oct 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation 2 Jan 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Kombo.com Xbox Mar 02, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
Just Games Retro Windows Sep 08, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
1UP PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Jan 24, 2005 3 out of 5 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 14, 2005 11 out of 20 55
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Apr 14, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

On May 31, 2005, the English version of The Punisher was put on the infamous German index by the BPjM. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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