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.

  • 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 ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Shadow Warrior1997DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.01
Quake II1997Amiga, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows, ZeeboActivision, Inc.3.67
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero1997Nintendo 64, PlayStationMidway2.88
Quake Mission Pack No. 2: Dissolution of Eternity1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.4.05
Redneck Rampage1997DOS, MacintoshInterplay Productions, Inc.3.38
Quake Mission Pack No. I: Scourge of Armagon1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.4.09
Bushido Blade1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America LLC3.89
Blood1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.10
GoldenEye 0071997Nintendo 64Nintendo of America Inc.4.05
Mortal Kombat 41997Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, WindowsMidway Games, Inc.3.30
Postal1997Android, Macintosh, WindowsRipcord Games2.64
Meat Puppet1997WindowsPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.50
Flesh Feast1997WindowsSegaSoft, Inc.2.30
X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse1997Amiga, DOS, MacintoshMacSoft2.85
Duke it out in D.C.1997DOS, MacintoshMacSoft3.67
Chasm: The Rift1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.3.43
Half-Life1998Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.15
Juggernaut: The New Story For Quake II1998WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc.3.42
Resident Evil 21998PlayStationCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.06
Redneck Rampage Rides Again1998DOSInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.50
So You Wanna Be A Redneck1998WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc....
SiN1998Linux, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.89
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines1998WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.94
Redneck Rampage: Suckin' Grits on Route 661998DOSInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.24
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins1998PlayStationActivision, Inc.3.86
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Selected Covers

Bushido Blade PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Bushido Blade
Blood DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Blood
Redneck Rampage DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Redneck Rampage

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Bushido Blade
Title screen. 320x200 is the game's default resolution
Screenshot from Blood
Game group created by Xoleras (65924), additional games added to group by Sciere (385975), Terok Nor (23156) and Sicarius (60808)