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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
Call of Duty: World at War2008PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.71
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 22009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.86
Call of Duty: Black Ops2010Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.73
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Game of the Year Edition2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.48
Bushido Blade1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.78
Bulletstorm2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.04
Brutal Sports Football1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, JaguarMillennium Interactive Ltd.3.37
Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.74
BraveStarr1987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumGO!0.80
Borderlands2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.57
Blue Max1983Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumSynapse Software Corporation3.69
BloodRayne 22004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxMajesco Sales, Inc.3.66
BloodRayne2002GameCube, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxAspyr Media, Inc.3.38
Blood: Plasma Pak1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.00
Blood 'n Guts1986Commodore 64American Action AB2.67
Blood II: The Chosen1998WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.39
Blood1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.07
Blazing Thunder1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumHi-Tec Software Ltd.3.63
Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold1993DOS, Macintosh, WindowsApogee Software, Ltd.3.46
Blade of Darkness2001WindowsCodemasters Software Company Limited, The3.68
Blade II2002PlayStation 2, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.4.54
Black Belt1986SEGA Master SystemSEGA of America, Inc.3.06
Beverly Hills Cop1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software3.97
Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance2005PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.00
Beach-Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back1985Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAccess Software, Inc.3.81
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Selected Covers

Blue Max Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Blue Max
Blood II: The Chosen Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Blood II: The Chosen
Bulletstorm Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Bulletstorm

Selected Screenshots

The credits are filled in letters that appear behind the airplane as it moves across the screen.
Screenshot from Blue Max
Title screen
Screenshot from Blood 'n Guts
Cabal soldier
Screenshot from Blood II: The Chosen