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You play Jack, a doctor on a transport ship. The ship is transporting a woman who suffers from a previously unknown disease and who've been put in stasis to be taken to a research facility. On route the ship is shot down and you find yourself in the middle of nowhere with hostile people coming at you. In the standard first-person shooter setup you battle to uncover the truths of the disease.


Pariah Windows Taking down dropships.
Pariah Xbox Picking up enemy weapons and using them against them is a good strategy at times.
Pariah Xbox Surprised this one, coming this close and all
Pariah Xbox Intro cinematic

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Alternate Titles

  • "弃民" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Pariah. Изгой" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

A derivative shooter which moves very well, and simply works on its own terms. Windows Nick Drew (412)
A splash of imagination wouldn't have been wasted Windows Marko Poutiainen (1160)
The most enjoyable first-person shooter since Halo 2. Xbox Spartan_234 (464)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Xbox May 05, 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN Windows May 03, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Chronicles Windows Jun 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Boomtown Windows Jun 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Gameguru Mania Windows May 23, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Yahoo! Games Windows May 12, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows May 11, 2005 67 out of 100 67 Windows May 20, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot Windows May 06, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
Worth Playing Windows Oct 16, 2005 6.2 out of 10 62


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German version

In the German version, all blood was removed and killed enemies disappear instantly.

Related Web Sites

  • Pariah (Official multilingual website)
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