Virtua Cop (SEGA Saturn)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
81
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Cast as one of two brave cops, players of Virtua Cop are charged with bringing down an evil crime syndicate that is running riot in some unspecified town. Dropped into a series of locations, one or two players must arm up and shoot their way through three death filled levels, in an attempt to restore peace and order. Played from a first person perspective view, players can use keys or joypad, to aim and fire at the multitude of sharp shooters who come gunning for them. Starting the game armed with just a trusty old six-shooter, players can pick up more powerful, state-of-the-art weapons -- such as machine guns and shotguns -- as they progress. As these are hidden away in crates and the like, finding these weapons is an important part of the game and they can give players extra firepower when they most need it. In particular, such weapons can be extremely useful when trying to take on the customary end-of-level bosses. Made of stern stuff, you'll need all the help you can get in dispatching them off to hell.


Screenshots

Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Cheese it, it's the cops!
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Training
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Some enemies will pop up in front of you and attack without warning!
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn It looks like some men in high fashion suits are inspecting some suspicious weaponry!

Alternate Titles

  • "Virtua Squad" -- US Windows title
  • "バーチャコップ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Players Jan, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Ultimate Gamer Magazine Jan, 1996 9 out of 10 90
GameFan Magazine Jan, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Hobby Consolas Dec, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Shin Force Jan 30, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
The Video Game Critic Jun 27, 2000 B+ 83
Mega Fun Dec, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1996 7.5 out of 10 75
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Defunct Games Nov 13, 2004 35 out of 100 35

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Trivia

At one point to boost Saturn sales Sega of America ran a promotion where if you bought a Sega Saturn they would give you Virtua Cop, Virtua Fighter 2 and Daytona USA for no extra cost.
Kartanym (10765) added Virtua Cop (SEGA Saturn) on Oct 12, 2002
Other platforms contributed by chirinea (35568) and James1 (240)