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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 descending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
DOOM1995PlayStation, SEGA SaturnGT Interactive Software Corp.2.96
DOOM19933DO, DOS, Game Boy Advance, Jaguar, Linux, PC-98, SEGA 32X, SNES, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.66
Dogs of War1989Amiga, Atari STElite Systems Ltd.3.85
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas2000PlayStation, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.74
Die Hard Trilogy1996PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.35
Die Hard Arcade1996Arcade, SEGA SaturnSEGA of America, Inc.3.88
Die Hard 2: Die Harder1992Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSGrandslam Video Ltd.3.35
Desert Fox1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64U.S. Gold Ltd.4.00
Death Wish 31987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX SpectrumGremlin Graphics Software Ltd.3.67
Death Sword1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, iPad, iPhone, ZX SpectrumEpyx, Inc.3.62
Dead to Rights: Retribution2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.3.86
Dead to Rights II2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxNamco Hometek Inc.2.93
Dead to Rights2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxHip Interactive Corp.3.28
Dead Space: Extraction2009PlayStation 3, WiiElectronic Arts, Inc.3.97
Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop2009WiiCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.27
Dead Rising 32013Xbox OneCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Dead Rising 22010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.47
Dead Rising2006Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.81
Dead Island: Riptide2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.5.00
Dead Island2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.69
Dark Sector2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360D3Publisher of America, Inc.3.12
The Darkness2007PlayStation 3, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.93
The Darkness II2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.16
Darkest of Days2009Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Phantom EFX2.19
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Selected Covers

Death Sword DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Death Sword
The Darkness Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for The Darkness
Dead Space: Extraction Wii Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Space: Extraction
DOOM PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for DOOM

Selected Screenshots

Title and high scores (US release)
Screenshot from Death Sword
The main menu, animated like in <moby game="The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay">The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay</moby>
Screenshot from The Darkness
Title screen
Screenshot from Dead Space: Extraction
Playstation title screen
Screenshot from DOOM