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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 Windows Sniping
Pariah Windows About halfway through the game, wielding the machinegun in some high-tech sewers
Pariah Windows Casual day at the office

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

Game Informer Magazine Windows Jun, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Chronicles Windows Jun 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Playback Windows May, 2006 7.33 out of 10 73
Gamesmania 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 Xbox May 12, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Jolt (UK) Xbox May 09, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69 Xbox Jun 17, 2005 66 out of 100 66
Darkstation Xbox Jun 14, 2005 6 out of 10 60
XboxAddict Xbox Jun 19, 2005 4.8 out of 10 48


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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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