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.

  • 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 orderUser Score
The House of the Dead: Overkill2009WiiSEGA Europe Ltd.4.12
Postal²: Share the Pain2003Linux, Macintosh, WindowsRWS, Inc.4.12
MadWorld2009WiiSEGA of America, Inc.4.12
Super Double Dragon1992SNESTradewest, Inc.4.12
Half-Life1998Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.15
The Godfather: Blackhand Edition2007PlayStation 3, WiiElectronic Arts, Inc.4.16
Resident Evil 42005GameCubeCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.18
Mortal Kombat: Kollection2007PlayStation 2Midway Games, Inc.4.20
Painkiller: Hell Wars2006XboxDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.4.22
Mad Dog II: The Lost Gold19923DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, DVD Player, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.4.23
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.28
Joe Blade1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX, ZX SpectrumDigiTek Software4.30
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon2006PlayStation 2, Wii, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.4.31
Protector II1982Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 CoCoAtarisoft4.43
Dying Light2015Linux, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.44
Meat Puppet1997WindowsPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.50
Blade II2002PlayStation 2, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.4.54
Dead Island: Riptide2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver4.64
Malice: 23rd Century Ultraconversion for Quake1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsQuantum Axcess4.70
The Shield: The Game2007PlayStation 2, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc....
Terror Strike2006WindowsKonami of Europe GmbH...
Mandroid1987Commodore 64CRL Group PLC...
Silent Scope Complete2004XboxKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
Expect No Mercy1995Windows 3.xMicroforum International...
Dead Rising 32013Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
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Selected Covers

Half-Life Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Half-Life
Mandroid Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Mandroid
Super Double Dragon SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Super Double Dragon

Selected Screenshots

Title screen and main menu
Screenshot from Half-Life
Screenshot from Mandroid
Title screen
Screenshot from Super Double Dragon
Game group created by Xoleras (65924), additional games added to group by Sciere (385885), Terok Nor (23152) and Sicarius (60808)