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 descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
GoldenEye 0071997Nintendo 64Nintendo of America Inc.4.05
Shadow Warrior1997DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.01
Redneck Rampage1997DOS, MacintoshInterplay Productions, Inc.3.38
Flesh Feast1997WindowsSegaSoft, Inc.2.30
Carmageddon1997Android, DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, Symbian, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.84
Bushido Blade1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.89
X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse1997Amiga, DOS, MacintoshMacSoft2.85
Malice: 23rd Century Ultraconversion for Quake1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsQuantum Axcess4.70
Duke it out in D.C.1997DOS, MacintoshMacSoft3.62
Duke Caribbean: Life's A Beach1997DOSWizardWorks Software3.56
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh1996DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.61
Harvester1996DOS, Linux, WindowsMerit Studios, Inc.3.63
Duke Nukem 3D1996Android, BlackBerry, DOS, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn3D Realms Entertainment4.05
Quake1996Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows Mobile, Zeeboid Software, Inc.4.03
Die Hard Trilogy1996PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.53
The House of the Dead1996Arcade, SEGA Saturn, WindowsSEGA Corporation3.46
XS1996DOSSCi (Sales Curve Interactive) Ltd.2.60
Final DOOM1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.09
Hardline1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.03
Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders1996DOS, Windowsid Software, Inc.4.02
Mortal Kombat Trilogy1996DOS, Game.Com, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.77
Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak1996DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.3.88
ZPC1996Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.64
Powerslave1996DOS, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.43
Witchaven II: Blood Vengeance1996DOSIntraCorp, Inc.3.35
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Selected Covers

Redneck Rampage DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Redneck Rampage
Hardline Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Hardline
GoldenEye 007 Nintendo 64 Front Cover
Front cover for GoldenEye 007

Selected Screenshots

Intro sequence
Screenshot from Redneck Rampage
Your character even has magial abilities.
Screenshot from Hardline
Title screen
Screenshot from GoldenEye 007