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 TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderUser Score
Raid on Bungeling Bay1984Commodore 64, MSX, NESBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.27
The Terminator: Future Shock1995DOSBethesda Softworks LLC3.28
Medal of Honor2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.28
Who Dares Wins1985Commodore 64Alligata Software Ltd....
Conan2007PlayStation 3, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.30
Vivisector: Beast Within2005Windows1C Company3.30
Mortal Kombat 41997Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, WindowsMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.30
Reservoir Dogs2006PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxEidos, Inc.3.34
Bank Panic1985Arcade, MSX, SEGA Master System, SG-1000SEGA of America, Inc.3.31
Army Moves1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumThunder Mountain3.32
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Sierra Entertainment, Inc.3.32
Red Faction II2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.32
Brutal Sports Football1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, JaguarMillennium Interactive Ltd.3.33
Desert Fox1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64U.S. Gold Ltd....
Army of Two2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.33
Rex Blade: The Apocalypse1996DOSSimon & Schuster Interactive...
Aliens vs Predator2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.34
Silent Scope1999Arcade, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2Konami of America, Inc.3.34
Kingpin: Life of Crime1999Linux, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.34
Extreme Rise of the Triad1995DOSFormGen, Inc.3.34
Ikari Warriors1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, MSX, NES, PC Booter, PlayStation 3, PSP, Windows, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.35
Witchaven II: Blood Vengeance1996DOSIntraCorp, Inc.3.35
Dead to Rights2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxHip Interactive Corp.3.35
Prototype2009PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.36
Evil Dead: Regeneration2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.36
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Selected Covers

Reservoir Dogs Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Reservoir Dogs
Evil Dead: Regeneration Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Evil Dead: Regeneration

Selected Screenshots

title screen
Screenshot from Who Dares Wins
Hiding from a S.W.A.T. Sniper
Screenshot from Reservoir Dogs
Game group created by Xoleras (65916), additional games added to group by Sciere (393301), Terok Nor (23171) and Sicarius (60800)