THQ today announced the release of The Punisher for the PS2, Xbox, and PC. Developed by Volition studio, The Punisher has shipped nationwide with a suggested retail price of $49.99 on console and $39.99 on PC.

"Our main focus when developing The Punisher was to create an experience long- standing fans of the graphic series would appreciate, while introducing innovative game play to excite today's gamer," said Dan Cermak, vice president of product development, Volition. "With the help of the original comic creators, we have developed a hardcore game that stays true to The Punisher's roots."