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 Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Alcatraz1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSInfogrames Europe SA2.04
Super Double Dragon1992SNESTradewest, Inc.4.11
Mortal Kombat1992Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD, SEGA Master System, SNESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.57
Spear of Destiny1992DOSFormGen, Inc.3.75
Fire Force1992Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari STInternational Computer Entertainment Ltd....
Space Pirates19923DO, Arcade, DOS, DVD Player, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.2.93
Total Carnage1991Amiga, Amiga CD32, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Jaguar, SNESMalibu Games2.78
Sharkey's Moll1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX SpectrumZeppelin Games Limited...
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight1991Amiga, DOSMindscape International Ltd.3.94
The Godfather: The Action Game1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold, Inc.2.98
Mad Dog McCree19913DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, iPhone, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.38
War Zone1991Amiga, Atari STCore Design Ltd....
Predator 21991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.2.86
Smash T.V.1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System, SNES, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.67
Navy Seals1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.2.91
ThunderJaws1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumDomark Software Ltd.3.68
The Punisher1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMicroProse Software, Inc.3.37
Beverly Hills Cop1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software3.97
Lost Patrol1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSOcean Software Ltd.3.52
RoboCop 21990AmigaOcean Software Ltd.2.81
Blazing Thunder1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumHi-Tec Software Ltd.3.40
Wings1990Amiga, BlackBerry, Game Boy Advance, Macintosh, WindowsCinemaware Corporation3.89
Crime Wave1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSAccess Software, Inc.3.44
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi1990Genesis, Wii, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc.4.05
Sword of Sodan1989Amiga, Genesis, MacintoshBethesda Softworks LLC2.25
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Selected Covers

Lost Patrol Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Lost Patrol
Blazing Thunder Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Blazing Thunder
War Zone Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for War Zone
Fire Force Amiga CD32 Front Cover
Front cover for Fire Force
RoboCop 2 Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for RoboCop 2

Selected Screenshots

Part of the introduction sequence (VGA)
Screenshot from Lost Patrol
Title Screen 1
Screenshot from Blazing Thunder
Title
Screenshot from War Zone
Title screen.
Screenshot from Fire Force
Robocop 2 Title
Screenshot from RoboCop 2
Game group created by Xoleras (67031), additional games added to group by Sciere (479196), Terok Nor (26100) and Sicarius (61892)