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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 One way to interrogate (general)
The Punisher Windows The game is very brutal.
The Punisher Windows The Punisher is real butcher.
The Punisher Windows Teaming up with Black Widow

Promo Images

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The Punisher Screenshot
The Punisher Screenshot
The Punisher Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "惩罚者" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Каратель" -- Russian spelling
  • "O Justiceiro" -- Brazilian title
  • "Il Punitore" -- Italian title

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User Reviews

The Punisher has come… to punish his fans Windows SifouNaS (1326)
Welcome Back, Frank Xbox MasterMegid (902)
Great Torture Simulator, Average Game PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5463)
An innovative game that introduces new ways to kill.... Windows Twilightseer (264)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme PlayStation 2 Apr 19, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Gamezilla Xbox Feb 05, 2005 91 out of 100 91
Game Chronicles Windows Feb 24, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Next Level Gaming Xbox Feb 22, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Diehard GameFan PlayStation 2 Feb 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Xbox Jan 19, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Mar 27, 2005 66 out of 100 66
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Feb 06, 2005 61 out of 100 61
videogamer.com Xbox Apr 04, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Apr 14, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

SPOILER WARNING!

Early in the game in the Lucky's Bar level, you hear some mobsters talk about Daredevil, asking who would win in a fight between The Punisher and Daredevil. One of the mobsters replies that such a thing is not possible, because Daredevil is a comic book character.

Much later on in the game, when you play in the Fisk Industries level, you can hear an enemy something along the lines of "Daredevil never did this to us!" when The Punisher shows up; much later on, you see Matt Murdock (Daredevil's secret identity) try to defend The Punisher when he's being interrogated by the police in a cutscene. Seems like the writers didn't make up their minds on deciding if the game exists in the normal Marvel universe or outside of it.

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