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BPjS / BPjM indexed games

Group Description

The following list contains games which were put on the "Index" (German indiziert) by the BPjS/BPjM, and therefore have legal restrictions in Germany on top of possible USK ratings. (Note: Since April 2003, it's known as BPjM; before that date it was known as BPjS)

It is illegal to sell or make any indexed games available to minors in Germany and it is illegal to advertise for them in any form, including putting them on store shelves or publishing reviews in gaming magazines. The games technically disappear from the public. The only way to actually buy these games is via request ("under the desk", German unter der Ladentheke).

There is, however, absolutely no law forbidding any adult to buy an indexed game listed on the so-called List A or List E (majority of entries). There are restrictions for List B indexed games as they (may) violate the German Penal Code (minority of entries). To view List B games that got banned due to excessive violence, see the Germany Criminal Code confiscations (§131: Excess Violence) game group.

BPjS/BPjM = German Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Schriften/Medien = Federal Examination Office for Youth-Endangering Publications/Media.

Notes:
  • This list is for all indexed games, whether they are currently on the list or were in the past. To see the status (date of adding and, if applicable, date of removal), look at the corresponding trivia entries of the games in question.
  • Unless stated otherwise, the games in question are the German versions of the particular games.
  • All compilations, Special Editions or other bundles containing an indexed game are automatically indexed too, but not explicitly listed here.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
The Mark2006WindowsAkella3.43
Dead Rising2006Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.81
Painkiller: Hell Wars2006XboxDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.4.29
El Matador (Games Convention 2006 Edition)2006WindowsBrigades...
Reservoir Dogs2006PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxEidos, Inc.3.34
State of Emergency 22006PlayStation 2SouthPeak Interactive, LLC3.17
Saints Row2006Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.61
El Matador2006WindowsCenega Publishing, s.r.o.3.14
Resident Evil 42005PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.86
Quake 4: Special DVD Edition2005WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.91
Evil Dead: Regeneration2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.35
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon (Director's Edition)2005WindowsVivendi Universal Games, Inc.4.07
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict2005XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.57
Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance2005PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.00
Predator: Concrete Jungle2005PlayStation 2, XboxSierra Entertainment, Inc.2.44
NARC2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.1.86
Area-512005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.60
Vivisector: Beast Within2005Windows1C Company3.30
Cold Winter2005PlayStation 2Vivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.96
Cold Fear2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.27
DOOM³: Resurrection of Evil2005Linux, Windows, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.3.78
Red Ninja: End of Honor2005PlayStation 2, XboxVivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.03
The Punisher2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.58
Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxEidos, Inc.3.12
Dead to Rights II2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxNamco Hometek Inc.2.93
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Selected Covers

Resident Evil 4 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil 4
Red Ninja: End of Honor PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Red Ninja: End of Honor
Cold Fear Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Cold Fear
Evil Dead: Regeneration Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Evil Dead: Regeneration
El Matador Windows Front Cover
Front cover for El Matador

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Resident Evil 4
Title
Screenshot from Red Ninja: End of Honor
Main Title
Screenshot from Cold Fear
The shack is back in the title screen!
Screenshot from Evil Dead: Regeneration
Main menu
Screenshot from El Matador