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The Punisher (Xbox)

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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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There are 40 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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

Welcome Back, Frank MasterMegid (900) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Gamezilla Feb 05, 2005 91 out of 100 91
Next Level Gaming Feb 22, 2005 82 out of 100 82
TeamXbox Jan 18, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
DreamStation.cc Oct 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
IGN Jan 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
X-Power Mar 09, 2005 8 out of 10 80
TalkXbox Jan 17, 2005 78 out of 100 78
GameSpy Jan 25, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
Game Freaks 365 Feb 15, 2005 5.8 out of 10 58

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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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Pedro Morales (10) added The Punisher (Xbox) on Feb 19, 2005
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