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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 TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Syndicate2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.39
Army of Two: The 40th Day2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.93
Sword of Sodan1989Amiga, Genesis, MacintoshBethesda Softworks LLC2.28
Medal of Honor1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPElectronic Arts, Inc.3.91
Medal of Honor (Tier 1 Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.00
Bulletstorm2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.01
The Godfather II2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.43
Medal of Honor2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.21
Skyfox1984Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC-88, ZX SpectrumElectronic Arts, Inc.2.45
Dogs of War1989Amiga, Atari STElite Systems Ltd.3.97
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 Corporation3.32
The Suffering2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxEncore Software, Inc.3.87
Beach-Head1983Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, Enterprise, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumAccess Software, Inc.3.90
Raid Over Moscow1984Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Enterprise, ZX SpectrumAccess Software, Inc.3.90
Los Angeles SWAT1986Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumEntertainment USA3.43
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero1985Apple II, Commodore 64Epyx, Inc.3.90
Sharkey's Moll1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX SpectrumZeppelin Games Limited1.75
Smash T.V.1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System, SNES, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.67
Spear of Destiny1992DOSFormGen, Inc.3.72
Aliens Versus Predator1999WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.78
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition2000Macintosh, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.98
Die Hard Trilogy1996PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.52
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas2000PlayStation, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.69
Rush'n Attack1985Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.3.82
Silent Service1985Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, PC-98, PC Booter, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumMicroProse Software, Inc.3.97
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Selected Covers

The Suffering Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Suffering
Sword of Sodan Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Sword of Sodan
Medal of Honor Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Medal of Honor
The Godfather II Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Godfather II

Selected Screenshots

It's nice to see when a main menu has this sort of work on it.
Screenshot from The Suffering
Title screen
Screenshot from Sword of Sodan
Title Screen with the face of the game: Delta Force Dusty
Screenshot from Medal of Honor
Main menu
Screenshot from The Godfather II