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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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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines1998WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.94
Virtua Cop1994Arcade, SEGA Saturn, WindowsSEGA Entertainment, Inc.3.95
Condemned: Criminal Origins2005Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.95
The Darkness2007PlayStation 3, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.95
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Android, Fire OS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.3.95
Cold Winter2005PlayStation 2Vivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.96
Die Hard Arcade1996Arcade, SEGA SaturnSEGA of America, Inc.3.96
Resident Evil: Code: Veronica2000DreamcastCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.97
Star Wars: Dark Forces1995DOS, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.97
Dogs of War1989Amiga, Atari STElite Systems Ltd.3.97
Silent Service1985Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, PC-98, PC Booter, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumMicroProse Software, Inc.3.97
Lethal Enforcers1992Arcade, Genesis, SEGA CD, SNESKonami (America), Inc.3.98
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition2000Macintosh, WindowsFox Interactive, Inc.3.98
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War2003XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.3.98
300: March to Glory2007PSPWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.00
Rune: Gold2001WindowsGod Games4.00
Postal: Fudge Pack2006Linux, Macintosh, WindowsRWS, Inc.4.00
Blood: Plasma Pak1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.00
Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC4.00
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Quake 4: Special DVD Edition2005WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.4.00
Theatre Europe1985Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumDatasoft, Inc.4.00
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City2002Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, WindowsRockstar Games, Inc.4.00
Wolfenstein 3D1992Acorn 32-bit, Browser, DOS, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.01
Killing Time19953DO, Macintosh, Windows3DO Company, The4.01
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Selected Covers

Theatre Europe Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Theatre Europe

Selected Screenshots

Credits
Screenshot from Theatre Europe