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 TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Harvester1996DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsMerit Studios, Inc.3.68
GoldenEye 0071997Nintendo 64Nintendo of America Inc.4.06
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation2012Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Intergrow Inc.3.53
Battle Island1988Commodore 64Novagen Software Ltd...
Hitman: Codename 472000WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.72
The Shield: The Game2007PlayStation 2, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc....
Terror Strike2006WindowsKonami of Europe GmbH...
Lost Patrol1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSOcean Software Ltd.3.52
Wanted1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Europe SA3.94
Prohibition1987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Multimedia SA1.94
Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror2003PlayStation 2, WindowsEncore, Inc....
Meat Puppet1997WindowsPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.50
Killer Instinct1994Arcade, Game Boy, SNESMidway Games, Inc.3.70
Jackal1986Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.3.42
Mortal Kombat1992Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD, SEGA Master System, SNESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.57
Malice: 23rd Century Ultraconversion for Quake1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsQuantum Axcess4.70
Mountie Mick's Deathride1987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumReaktör Software...
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition2000Macintosh, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.94
Take No Prisoners1997WindowsRed Orb Entertainment3.59
NAM1998DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.2.47
Judge Dredd1986Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumMelbourne House...
Manhunt2003PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, XboxRockstar Games, Inc.3.61
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City2002Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, WindowsRockstar Games, Inc.4.02
Max Payne2001Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Gathering4.06
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Android, Fire OS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Windows Apps, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.4.00
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Selected Covers

Judge Dredd Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Judge Dredd
The Shield: The Game PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The Shield: The Game

Selected Screenshots

Loading screen
Screenshot from Judge Dredd
Title screen / Main menu.
Screenshot from The Shield: The Game
Game group created by Xoleras (67031), additional games added to group by Sciere (478755), Terok Nor (26094) and Sicarius (61892)