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The Punisher (Windows)

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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.

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The Punisher Windows Special interrogation.
The Punisher Windows Teaming up with Black Widow
The Punisher Windows Punisher telling story to officers
The Punisher Windows Tab puts Frank into rage mode until his charge runs out.

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 SifouNaS (1317) 3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars
An innovative game that introduces new ways to kill.... Twilightseer (252) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

The Press Says

Jolt (UK) Jan 26, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Chronicles Feb 24, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Over Online Feb 28, 2005 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Just Games Retro Sep 08, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
ActionTrip Jan 26, 2005 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 27, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameZone Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 14, 2005 11 out of 20 55
JeuxVideoPC.com May 16, 2005 6 out of 20 30

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Trivia

The car that almost run over the Punisher after completing the Crackhouse level has the license plate "ASM 129", which is a reference to the Marvel comic book, The Amazing Spider-Man #129 (Feb. 1974), the issue that the Punisher made his debut.

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