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 TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderUser Score
Highlander: The Last of the MacLeods1995JaguarAtari Corporation2.88
Into the Eagle's Nest1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation2.89
Operation: Cleanstreets1988Amiga, Atari ST, DOSBrøderbund Software, Inc.2.91
Navy Seals1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.2.91
Leatherneck1988Amiga, Atari STMicroDeal Ltd....
Beverly Hills Cop1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software3.97
Dead to Rights II2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxNamco Hometek Inc.2.93
Red Ninja: End of Honor2005PlayStation 2, XboxVivendi Universal Games, Inc.2.93
Space Pirates19923DO, Arcade, DOS, DVD Player, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.2.93
NARC1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, ZX SpectrumAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.2.93
Duke Nukem 3D1998GenesisTec Toy Indústria de Brinquedos S.A.2.94
Aftershock for Quake1996DOS, WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc.2.94
The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut2011PlayStation 3SEGA of America, Inc....
The Godfather: The Action Game1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold, Inc.2.98
War Zone1991Amiga, Atari STCore Design Ltd....
Cobra1986Commodore 64Ocean Software Ltd....
Predator1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumActivision, Inc.3.02
Painkiller: Resurrection2009WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.02
Hardline1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.3.03
Painkiller: Overdose2007WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.03
Techno Cop1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, ZX SpectrumRazorSoft, Inc.3.04
Target: Renegade1988Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, NES, ZX SpectrumTaito America Corporation3.05
Postal²2003Macintosh, WindowsWhiptail Interactive3.07
Black Belt1986SEGA Master SystemSEGA of America, Inc.3.08
Rambo III1989GenesisSEGA of America, Inc.3.08
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Selected Covers

Black Belt SEGA Master System Front Cover
Front cover for Black Belt
Dead to Rights II Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Dead to Rights II
Painkiller: Overdose Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Painkiller: Overdose
Aftershock for Quake DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Aftershock for Quake
Predator Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Predator

Selected Screenshots

Title
Screenshot from Black Belt
Title screen
Screenshot from Dead to Rights II
Splash screen
Screenshot from Painkiller: Overdose
Skill selection map. [Custom engine of choice: FitzQuake 0.85]
Screenshot from Aftershock for Quake
Title
Screenshot from Predator
Game group created by Xoleras (65876), additional games added to group by Sciere (443466), Terok Nor (24116) and Sicarius (60447)