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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
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection2003PlayStation 2Activision Publishing, Inc.3.35
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War2003XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.4.15
ReVOLUTION2002WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc.1.19
Rex Blade: The Apocalypse1996DOSSimon & Schuster Interactive3.33
Rise of Nightmares2011Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.71
Rise of the Triad: Dark War1994DOS, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsFormGen, Inc.3.74
River Raid1982Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Intellivision, MSX, PC Booter, ZX SpectrumActivision, Inc.3.64
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Sierra Entertainment, Inc.3.34
RoboCop 21990AmigaOcean Software Ltd.3.08
Rogue Warrior2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3601C-SoftClub1.04
Rune: Gold2001WindowsGod Games4.00
Rush'n Attack1985Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.3.55
Saints Row2006Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.62
Saints Row 22008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.83
Saints Row: The Third2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.74
Scarface: The World is Yours2006PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows, XboxSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.85
S.D.I.1986Amiga, Atari ST, DOSCinemaware Corporation3.73
Seafox1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20Brøderbund Software, Inc.2.79
Shadow Dancer1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, SEGA Master System, ZX SpectrumSEGA of America, Inc.3.14
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi1990Genesis, Wii, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc.3.88
Shadow Warrior1997DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.93
Sharkey's Moll1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX SpectrumZeppelin Games Limited1.75
Shellshock 2: Blood Trails2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Eidos Interactive Ltd.2.20
Shellshock: Nam '672004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxEidos, Inc.3.39
The Shield: The Game2007PlayStation 2, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Shellshock: Nam '67 Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Shellshock: Nam '67
Rogue Warrior Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Rogue Warrior
Seafox Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Seafox

Selected Screenshots

Title screen (French version)
Screenshot from Shellshock: Nam '67
Main Menu
Screenshot from Rogue Warrior
Seafox title screen
Screenshot from Seafox
Title
Screenshot from Shadow Dancer