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
Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now1998Macintosh, Nintendo 64, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.46
Call of Duty: Black Ops2010Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.46
The House of the Dead1996Arcade, SEGA Saturn, WindowsSEGA Entertainment, Inc.3.47
The Darkness II2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.49
Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold1993DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsApogee Software, Ltd.3.49
Red Faction2001Macintosh, N-Gage, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, WindowsGraphsim Entertainment Inc.3.50
Quake 42005Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.50
Judge Dredd1986Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumMelbourne House...
Dead Rising 22010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.50
Unreal Tournament III2007PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Midway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.51
Syndicate2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.51
F.E.A.R.: Perseus Mandate2007WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.51
Crime Patrol19933DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.51
Who Dares Wins II1985Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX SpectrumAlligata Software Ltd.3.51
Requiem: Avenging Angel1999Windows3DO Company, The3.54
The House of the Dead 21998Arcade, Dreamcast, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.52
Dead Island2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.52
Re-Loaded1996DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.52
Call of Duty: World at War2008PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.52
Gears of War 22008Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios3.52
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas2000PlayStation, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.53
Die Hard Trilogy1996PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.53
Wolfenstein 3D1994Jaguar, Macintosh, SNESAtari Corporation3.53
Ninja1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumArcadia Systems, Inc.3.53
Quarantine19943DO, DOS, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnGameTek, Inc.3.54
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Selected Covers

Ninja DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Ninja
Gears of War 2 Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Gears of War 2
Who Dares Wins II ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Who Dares Wins II

Selected Screenshots

Title screen (Tandy/PCjr)
Screenshot from Ninja
Title screen
Screenshot from Gears of War 2
Title screen
Screenshot from Who Dares Wins II
Game group created by Xoleras (65904), additional games added to group by Sciere (426339), Terok Nor (23857) and Sicarius (60676)