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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.


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Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Stage 3
Virtua Cop Windows Sometimes they fall down from high places when i shot them
Virtua Cop Windows Headshot
Virtua Cop Windows Hiding behind monitors isn't the smartest thing

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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
GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Feb, 1996 4.5 out of 5 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
Spazio Games Windows Jan 01, 2007 7 out of 10 70
PC Multimedia & Entertainment Windows Feb 21, 1997 70 out of 100 70
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
Génération 4 Windows Nov, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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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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