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 You get to drive some vehicles.
Pariah Windows Doctor get the virus.
Pariah Windows Sniping
Pariah Windows Taking down dropships.

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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

PC Zone May 09, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2005 8 out of 10 80
1UP May 02, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Playback May, 2006 7.33 out of 10 73
PC Powerplay Jun, 2005 68 out of 100 68
GameZone Jun 02, 2005 6.7 out of 10 67 May 20, 2005 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot May 06, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
Worth Playing Oct 16, 2005 6.2 out of 10 62 May 09, 2005 12 out of 20 60


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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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