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 ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins1998PlayStationActivision, Inc.3.86
The House of the Dead 21998Arcade, Dreamcast, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.52
Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now1998Macintosh, Nintendo 64, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.41
Blood II: The Chosen1998WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.40
So You Wanna Be A Redneck1998WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc....
Resident Evil 21998PlayStationCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.07
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis1999Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.88
Quake III: Arena1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.84
Quake II1999Nintendo 64Activision, Inc.3.15
Kingpin: Life of Crime1999Linux, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.37
Medal of Honor1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPElectronic Arts, Inc.3.98
Mortyr: 2093-19441999WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.2.48
Unreal Tournament1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.79
Mortal Kombat 41999Game Boy ColorMidway Games, Inc.2.49
Aliens Versus Predator1999WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.79
Requiem: Avenging Angel1999Windows3DO Company, The3.52
Quake II: Quad Damage1999Windowsid Software, Inc.4.03
Silent Scope1999Arcade, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2Konami of America, Inc.3.33
Soldier of Fortune2000Dreamcast, Linux, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.59
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition2000Macintosh, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.94
Resident Evil: Code: Veronica2000DreamcastCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas2000PlayStation, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.47
Nightmare Creatures II2000Dreamcast, PlayStationKonami Corporation3.74
Hitman: Codename 472000WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.72
Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouette2000Arcade, PlayStation 2Konami Amusement of America Inc....
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Selected Covers

Requiem: Avenging Angel Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Requiem: Avenging Angel
Hitman: Codename 47 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Hitman: Codename 47
Quake III: Arena Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Quake III: Arena
Silent Scope PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Scope

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Requiem: Avenging Angel
You've Got Mail. And more importantly, a contract from the Agency. From the laptop display, you can get your maps, target information, and order up some more firepower.
Screenshot from Hitman: Codename 47
Part of the introduction sequence
Screenshot from Quake III: Arena
Title screen.
Screenshot from Silent Scope
Game group created by Xoleras (67028), additional games added to group by Sciere (485643), Terok Nor (26168) and Sicarius (61892)