Virtua Cop

Critic Score User Score
Arcade
...
5.0
SEGA Saturn
81
4.3
Windows
59
3.5
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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 It looks like some men in high fashion suits are inspecting some suspicious weaponry!
Virtua Cop Windows Sorry about your leg
Virtua Cop Windows Man with axe
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Every stage is split up into levels, and you'll get a quick summary of your actions when it's finished.

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Electric Playground SEGA Saturn Apr 22, 1996 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Players SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 92 out of 100 92
GameFan Magazine SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Ultimate Gamer Magazine SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 9 out of 10 90
Shin Force SEGA Saturn Jan 30, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Jun 27, 2000 B+ 83
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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.
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