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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
Gun2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.58
True Crime: New York City2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.3.40
Red Ninja: End of Honor2005PlayStation 2, XboxVivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.03
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Games, Inc.3.53
Cold Winter2005PlayStation 2Vivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.96
The Warriors2005PlayStation 2, PSP, XboxRockstar Games, Inc.4.01
Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green2005Windows, XboxGroove Games2.99
Quake 42005Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.56
Quake 4: Special DVD Edition2005WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.91
Condemned: Criminal Origins2005Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.95
Evil Dead: Regeneration2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.35
50 Cent: Bulletproof2005PlayStation 2, XboxVivendi Universal Games, Inc.1.72
BloodRayne 22004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxMajesco Sales, Inc.3.66
Shellshock: Nam '672004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxEidos, Inc.3.39
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.3.90
Half-Life 2 (Collector's Edition)2004WindowsVivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.88
Painkiller: Battle Out of Hell2004WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.75
Nitro Family2004WindowsValuSoft, Inc.3.00
Postal²: Apocalypse Weekend2004Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTri Synergy, Inc.4.09
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
Silent Scope Complete2004XboxKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
The Suffering2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxEncore Software, Inc.3.87
Far Cry2004PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.92
Painkiller2004WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.83
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.85
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Selected Covers

Evil Dead: Regeneration Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Evil Dead: Regeneration
The Warriors PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The Warriors
Red Ninja: End of Honor PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Red Ninja: End of Honor
Cold Winter PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Cold Winter

Selected Screenshots

The shack is back in the title screen!
Screenshot from Evil Dead: Regeneration
Title screen
Screenshot from The Warriors
Title
Screenshot from Red Ninja: End of Honor
The game's title screen. This follows the usual display of company logos and stays on screen while the game loads.
One pixel may have been lost as a result of playing via an emulator.
Screenshot from Cold Winter