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
Redneck Rampage Rides Again1998DOSInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.57
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins1998PlayStationActivision, Inc.3.86
The House of the Dead 21998Arcade, Dreamcast, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.52
Duke Nukem 3D1998GenesisTec Toy Indústria de Brinquedos S.A.2.98
Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now1998Macintosh, Nintendo 64, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.46
Resident Evil 21998PlayStationCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.07
Mortyr: 2093-19441999WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.2.47
Medal of Honor1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPElectronic Arts, Inc.3.98
Unreal Tournament1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.79
Silent Scope1999Arcade, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2Konami of America, Inc.3.34
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
Mortal Kombat 41999Game Boy ColorMidway Games, Inc.2.57
Quake II: Quad Damage1999Windowsid Software, Inc.4.03
Quake II1999Nintendo 64Activision, Inc.3.09
Kingpin: Life of Crime1999Linux, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.37
Requiem: Avenging Angel1999Windows3DO Company, The3.54
Aliens Versus Predator1999WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.79
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas2000PlayStation, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.53
Hitman: Codename 472000WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.73
Resident Evil: Code: Veronica2000DreamcastCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Soldier of Fortune2000Dreamcast, Linux, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.60
Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouette2000Arcade, PlayStation 2Konami Amusement of America Inc....
Nightmare Creatures II2000Dreamcast, PlayStationKonami Corporation3.74
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition2000Macintosh, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.95
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Selected Covers

Resident Evil 2 PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil 2
The House of the Dead 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The House of the Dead 2
Silent Scope PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Scope
Kingpin: Life of Crime Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Kingpin: Life of Crime

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Resident Evil 2
Title screen
Screenshot from The House of the Dead 2
Title screen.
Screenshot from Silent Scope
Title screen
Screenshot from Duke Nukem 3D
Rooftop gang war
Screenshot from Kingpin: Life of Crime
Game group created by Xoleras (65899), additional games added to group by Sciere (430442), Terok Nor (23936) and Sicarius (60675)