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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 TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherMobyScore
Cold Fear2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.27
Techno Cop1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, ZX SpectrumGremlin Graphics Software Ltd.3.17
Operation Body Count1994DOSCapstone Software2.31
The Godfather: The Action Game1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold, Inc.2.98
Desert Fox1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64U.S. Gold Ltd.3.33
Darkest of Days2009Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Phantom EFX2.19
Left 4 Dead 22009Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Valve Corporation3.52
Left 4 Dead2008Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Valve Corporation3.80
SiN Episodes: Emergence2006WindowsValve Corporation3.80
Hardline1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.03
50 Cent: Bulletproof2005PlayStation 2, XboxVivendi Universal Games, Inc.1.72
Half-Life 2 (Collector's Edition)2004WindowsVivendi Universal Games, Inc.3.88
50 Cent Bulletproof: G Unit Edition2006PSPVivendi Universal Games International S.A.0.00
300: March to Glory2007PSPWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.00
Wanted: Weapons of Fate2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.12
Mortal Kombat2011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.29
NARC1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, ZX SpectrumAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.2.98
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.3.63
Duke Caribbean: Life's A Beach1997DOSWizardWorks Software3.55
Duke it out in D.C.1997DOS, MacintoshMacSoft3.62
X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse1997Amiga, DOS, MacintoshMacSoft2.45
Rogue Warrior2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3601C-SoftClub1.04
Nitro Family2004WindowsValuSoft, Inc.3.00
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Selected Covers

50 Cent: Bulletproof PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for 50 Cent: Bulletproof
Smash T.V. SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Smash T.V.
NARC ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for NARC
Darkest of Days Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Darkest of Days
SiN Episodes: Emergence Windows Front Cover
Front cover for SiN Episodes: Emergence

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from 50 Cent: Bulletproof
Title Screen
Screenshot from Smash T.V.
Title
Screenshot from NARC
Main Menu
Screenshot from Darkest of Days
Main menu, Elexis Sinclaire pictured.
Screenshot from SiN Episodes: Emergence