Pariah (Windows)

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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 Sprinting
Pariah Windows Mysterious saviour
Pariah Windows About halfway through the game, wielding the machinegun in some high-tech sewers

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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. Nick Drew (370) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
A splash of imagination wouldn't have been wasted Marko Poutiainen (1148) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Pelit Jun, 2005 75 out of 100 75
Boomtown Jun 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2005 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) May 11, 2005 67 out of 100 67 May 20, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot May 06, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
GameSpy May 27, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Absolute Games ( May 30, 2005 43 out of 100 43 May 20, 2005 6 out of 20 30


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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)
atrahasis (126) added Pariah (Windows) on May 07, 2005
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