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Punisher (World 930422), The

The Punisher (c) 04/1993 Capcom.

Play as either the Punisher or Nick Fury, together or solo- and fight your way through many dangerous locales filled with criminals. Lots of devastating weapons and moves to unleash on your opponents. Find and defeat the Kingpin in this side-scrolling beat'em up. Very similar to the game "Final Fight", also by Capcom.


Capcom Play System hardware (CPS)

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2 (ATTACK, JUMP)


This game features the main characters from the comic books respectively titled 'The Punisher' (First appearance : Amazing Spider-Man 129, 1973) and 'Nick Fury' (First appearance : Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos 1, 1963), Agent of SHIELD, both published by Marvel Comics. The acronym SHIELD stands for 'Surpreme Headquarters International Espionage Law-enforcement Division'.


The US version has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.

Japanese version is a bit different :

* The Super Kick results in blue flames on the enemy instead of blood.


* Super Kick : Down, Up+Attack

* Super AIR Kick : Forward(x2), Jump, Down+Attack

* Special Ending : finish the game without having to continue to see a different credit sequence (badguy parade).


Game designers : Akiman, Maeda, Buchi, Jun Keiba, Ohn

Program designers : Kazuhito Nakai, T. Ueno, Y. Kawabata, Mitsu, Y. Mikami (ZZR)

Character designers : Eripyon.N, Matsunaga, Mayo Seriya, Daniel, Vlad.T, Inukichi, Minobeyan, Yokota Yokozo, Koizumi, Iwai, Go, T. Tathivana, Mikiman, Marilyn Higuchi, Harusan

Sound designers : Yoko Shimomura (Pi B), Isao Abe, Toshio Kajino, Syun Nishigaki, Nobu. Oouchi

Director : Noritaka Funamizu (Poo)

System advicer : Jaboon

Illustration designer : Sensei


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1994)