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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 Shooting missiles.
Pariah Xbox Loading screens vaguely depict where you are at the moment.
Pariah Windows Fighting some outlanders.
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)

The Press Says

MS Xbox World Xbox Jun, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Xbox Jun 27, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 01, 2005 74 out of 100 74
Gamesmania Windows Jun 01, 2005 72 out of 100 72
Gamesmania Xbox Jun 01, 2005 72 out of 100 72
Boomtown Windows Jun 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Xbox Jun 03, 2005 70 out of 100 70
GamerDad Windows Jul 29, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jolt (UK) Xbox May 09, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
4Players.de Xbox Jun 17, 2005 66 out of 100 66


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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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