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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
Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak1996DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.3.88
Navy Seals1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.2.91
Rambo: First Blood Part II1986Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.3.36
Cobra1986Commodore 64Ocean Software Ltd.3.30
Last Rites1997DOSOcean Software Ltd.2.65
Highlander1986Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.0.94
Island Peril1995DOSAtlantean Interactive Games0.71
Falcon Patrol1983BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, MSX, VIC-20Virgin Games, Ltd.3.45
Cannon Fodder19933DO, Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, DOS, Game Boy Color, Genesis, J2ME, Jaguar, Macintosh, SNES, Symbian, WindowsCodemasters Software Company Limited, The3.68
Resident Evil 21998PlayStationCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.05
The Terminator: Future Shock1995DOSBethesda Softworks LLC3.30
Falcon Patrol II1984Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumVirgin Games, Ltd.2.58
Gunshoot1988AmigaAxxiom3.50
Splatterhouse2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.3.65
Dead to Rights: Retribution2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.3.86
WET2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC2.87
Little Britain: The Video Game2007PlayStation 2, PSP, WindowsBlast Entertainment Ltd.1.14
Powerslave1996DOS, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows 3.xPlaymates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.46
El Matador (Games Convention 2006 Edition)2006WindowsBrigades...
Wings of Fury1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Boy Color, PC-98, Sharp X68000Brøderbund Software, Inc.3.63
Operation: Cleanstreets1988Amiga, Atari ST, DOSBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.07
Raid on Bungeling Bay1984Commodore 64, MSX, NESBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.31
Seafox1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20Brøderbund Software, Inc.2.79
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
Evil Dead: Regeneration2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.35
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Selected Covers

Gunshoot Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Gunshoot
WET Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for WET
Island Peril DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Island Peril
Hellforces Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Hellforces

Selected Screenshots

Starting location
Screenshot from Falcon Patrol
Title screen
Screenshot from Gunshoot
Title screen.
Screenshot from Highlander
Some info on enemies and the game in general
Screenshot from Falcon Patrol II