Pariah

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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 Title screen
Pariah Windows The mysterious woman
Pariah Windows About halfway through the game, wielding the machinegun in some high-tech sewers
Pariah Windows You get to drive some vehicles.

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

IGN Xbox May 02, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Xbox Jun 27, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
Playback Windows May, 2006 7.33 out of 10 73
Gameguru Mania Windows May 23, 2005 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows May 11, 2005 67 out of 100 67
4Players.de Windows May 20, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot Windows May 06, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
GameSpy Windows May 27, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy Xbox May 09, 2005 2.5 out of 5 50
XboxAddict Xbox Jun 19, 2005 4.8 out of 10 48

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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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