The Punisher on XboxTHQ Inc. today announced The Punisher for the Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Microsoft Xbox. Developed by THQs internal studio, Volition Inc., The Punisher, based on the popular Marvel vigilante, is scheduled to make its interactive debut in fall of 2004. "The Punisher is one of Marvels grittiest heroes delivering a unique brand of vigilante justice that is a perfect fit for the video game universe," said Germaine Gioia, Vice President of Licensing, THQ. "We look forward to working with Marvel in bringing a perfect blend of classic comic book and filmed franchise versions of The Punisher to console gamers across the globe." Tim Rothwell, President of Marvels Worldwide Consumer Products Group, said: "The Marvel Universe and all of its characters continue to provide engaging content in the interactive arena and THQ is doing a great job translating this popular vigilante to the major consoles. This is a game that will satisfy long-time Punisher fans of the Marvel Comics series as well as any new fans turned on to the character after his feature film adaptation this April."