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Virtua Cop

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
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SEGA Saturn
81
4.2
Windows
59
3.4
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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 The shotgun is fast and strong and can take out enemies fast!
Virtua Cop Windows Title screen
Virtua Cop Windows Reloading is one of the hardest thing in this game - double right click
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Watch out for those innocent bystanders!

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Players SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Shin Force SEGA Saturn Jan 30, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
Coming Soon Magazine SEGA Saturn Feb 14, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 79 out of 100 79
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamesmania Windows 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Shooterplanet Windows Aug 28, 2004 56 out of 100 56
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

It was named Best Shooter Game of the Year in Game Players 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13)
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