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.

Viewing Page 2 of 17 (items 26-50 of 410) Previous | Next
Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Gun2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.65
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh1996DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.62
Singularity2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.59
True Crime: New York City2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.3.55
Soldier of Fortune2000Dreamcast, Linux, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.59
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 22009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.72
X-Men Origins: Wolverine2009PlayStation 2, WiiActivision Publishing, Inc....
Wolfenstein2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.88
Prototype2009PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneActivision Publishing, Inc.3.36
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.22
Call of Duty: World at War2008PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.53
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Game of the Year Edition2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.92
Quake II1999Nintendo 64Activision, Inc.3.14
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins1998PlayStationActivision, Inc.3.84
The Mark2006WindowsAkella...
Postal III2011WindowsAkella1.62
Postal²: Apocalypse Weekend2004Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTri Synergy, Inc.4.11
Dead to Rights II2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxNamco Hometek Inc.2.87
Stranglehold2007PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Midway Games, Inc.3.63
Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.99
Call of Duty: Black Ops2010Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.47
Who Dares Wins1985Commodore 64Alligata Software Ltd....
Blood 'n Guts1986Commodore 64American Action AB...
Soldier One1985Commodore 64American Action AB...
Beach-Head1983Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, Enterprise, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumAccess Software, Inc.3.07
Goto Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15

Selected Covers

Soldier of Fortune Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Soldier of Fortune
Beach-Head Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Beach-Head

Selected Screenshots

game title screen
Screenshot from Soldier of Fortune
Title screen
Screenshot from Beach-Head
Main Menu
Screenshot from Prototype
Game group created by Xoleras (66865), additional games added to group by Sciere (505957), Terok Nor (26382) and Sicarius (61658)