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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 Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Medal of Honor2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.33
Dead Rising 22010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.47
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Eidos, Inc.3.50
Crackdown 22010Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios2.14
Singularity2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.72
Aliens vs Predator2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.30
Saints Row: The Third2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.74
Postal III2011WindowsAkella1.71
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.00
The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut2011PlayStation 3SEGA of America, Inc.2.96
Mortal Kombat2011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.29
F.3.A.R.2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.61
Rise of Nightmares2011Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.71
Dead Island2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.67
Bulletstorm2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.04
Prototype 2 (Radnet Edition)2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.1.00
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.44
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation2012Linux, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Nordic Games GmbH3.07
Sleeping Dogs2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.64
Syndicate2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.39
The Darkness II2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.16
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel2013PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc....
Dead Rising 32013Xbox OneCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
Dead Island: Riptide2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver4.50
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Selected Covers

F.3.A.R. Windows Front Cover
Front cover for F.3.A.R.
Bulletstorm Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Bulletstorm
Dead Rising 3 Xbox One Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Rising 3
Dead Rising 2 Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Rising 2

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from F.3.A.R.
Main menu
Screenshot from Bulletstorm
Title Screen
Screenshot from Dead Rising 2
Title Screen
Screenshot from Sleeping Dogs
Main menu
Screenshot from Saints Row: The Third