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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 Another way to interrogate (environmental)
The Punisher Windows The appropriate response when encountering The Punisher.
The Punisher Windows Quick kill with shotgun.
The Punisher Windows Intro - Punisher himself

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

Critic Reviews

Jolt (UK) Jan 26, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Chronicles Feb 24, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN Jan 31, 2005 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 27, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot Jan 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
GameZone Feb 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
2404.org PC Gaming Feb 07, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Feb 06, 2005 61 out of 100 61
videogamer.com Apr 04, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 14, 2005 11 out of 20 55

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Trivia

There was some controversy in the US when the ESRB threatened to award the game an AO rating. Later, THQ decided to tone down the game by making the "Special Interrogation" scenes black-and-white. Because of this, the game was rated M.

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