PlayStation 3 owners will finally be able to dole out vengeance Punisher style when Punisher: No Mercy hits the PlayStation Network next Thursday.
According to Marvel.com, fans of Frank Castle and first-person shooters have something to look forward to on July 2nd. Punisher: No Mercy, a PlayStation Network exclusive, will drop during next week’s PlayStation Store update, and will only cost fans $9.99. I’ve been looking forward to this game since it was announced last year, and I can’t wait for it to arrive next week. To celebrate the news, we’ve got two new screenshots for you, along with the official press release, which you can read below.
The Punisher is set to unleash his vengeance on PlayStation®Network! ZEN Studios announced today that The Punisher: No Mercy, inspired by Marvel Comics’ rich Punisher comic book history, is confirmed to be released on July 2, 2009 and will be available exclusively through PlayStation®Store for $9.99.
“Our team has been working long hours to deliver a first-person shooter experience that will live up to the Punisher name,” said Zsolt Kigyossy, managing director for ZEN Studios. “With awesome characters, a customizable system, and fast-paced multiplayer action, No Mercy is breaking ground in the digital space. For comic and shooter fans alike, this is a must-have game for the summer.”
Powered by Unreal Engine 3, The Punisher: No Mercy was designed with fast-paced online multiplayer FPS action in mind. The game allows players to choose from an eclectic mix of Punisher allies and villains. Battle arenas span from shipyards rife with contraband to the “birthplace” of the Punisher’s archenemy, Jigsaw, and up to eight players can blast away at each other in a variety of solo and team-based missions.
In addition to exceptional online play, The Punisher: No Mercy also offers a single-player story mode featuring exclusive artwork from acclaimed Marvel artist Mike Deodato.
Developed by ZEN Studios, The Punisher: No Mercy is rated “M” by the ESRB for a true Punisher experience. To learn more about The Punisher: No Mercy, please visit www.punishernomercy.com.