Pariah

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Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Windows
67
3.1
Xbox
70
3.3
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Pariah Xbox Prepping for some close combat
Pariah Windows Prisoner
Pariah Windows Big gun.
Pariah Windows Doctor get the virus.

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 (371)
A splash of imagination wouldn't have been wasted Windows Marko Poutiainen (1148)
The most enjoyable first-person shooter since Halo 2. Xbox Spartan_234 (422)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jun, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Windows Jun, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Xbox Jun 27, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Chronicles Windows Jun 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamesmania.de Windows Jun 01, 2005 72 out of 100 72
GamerDad Windows Jul 29, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
ActionTrip Windows May 12, 2005 60 out of 100 60
Darkstation Xbox Jun 14, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Diehard GameFan Xbox May 20, 2005 5 out of 10 50
GameSpy Xbox May 09, 2005 2.5 out of 5 50

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Trivia

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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