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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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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Postal: Fudge Pack2006Linux, Macintosh, WindowsRWS, Inc.4.00
Postal III2011WindowsAkella1.71
P.O.W.1988AmigaActionware Corporation2.50
Powerslave1996DOS, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows 3.xPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.46
Predator1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumActivision, Inc.3.62
Predator 21991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.2.91
Predator: Concrete Jungle2005PlayStation 2, XboxSierra Entertainment, Inc.2.44
Prohibition1987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Multimedia SA2.92
Project Overkill1996PlayStationKonami of America, Inc.3.48
Protector II1982Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 CoCoAtarisoft4.43
Prototype2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.04
Prototype 2 (Radnet Edition)2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.1.00
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.85
The Punisher1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMicroProse Software, Inc.3.37
The Punisher2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.58
Quake1996Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows Mobile, Zeeboid Software, Inc.4.00
Quake 42005Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.56
Quake 4: Special DVD Edition2005WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.91
Quake II1997Amiga, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows, ZeeboActivision, Inc.3.61
Quake II1999Nintendo 64Activision, Inc.2.87
Quake III: Arena1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.87
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning1998Windowsid Software, Inc.3.67
Quake II: Quad Damage1999Windowsid Software, Inc.3.84
Quake Mission Pack No. 2: Dissolution of Eternity1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.3.84
Quake Mission Pack No. I: Scourge of Armagon1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.3.92
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Selected Covers

Protector II Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Protector II
The Punisher DOS Front Cover
Front cover for The Punisher
Powerslave PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Powerslave

Selected Screenshots

Credits screen - Mike Potter did the original Atari version
Screenshot from Protector II
Opening screen
Screenshot from The Punisher
Title screen
Screenshot from P.O.W.
Lobotomy Software Inc
Screenshot from Powerslave