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Virtua Cop 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
70
3.7
SEGA Saturn
83
4.1
Dreamcast
...
3.3
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Description

Virtua Cop 2 follows the same gameplay pattern of its predecessor. You are a police officer sent after criminals, from subways and a bank to aboard helicopters. The game moves you automatically, although you can find hiding places to shoot from a safe angle. Your main task is to aim and fire your weapon so as to take out the bad guys for points. Avoid the innocents, as shooting them costs you points. The enemies have tougher firepower than in the original.

Screenshots

Virtua Cop 2 Windows heroic cop.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows Justice shoot.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows train to train shooting
Virtua Cop 2 SEGA Saturn Facing off with a series of guys in the subway on stage 3

Alternate Titles

  • "Virtua Squad 2" -- US PC Title
  • "バーチャコップ2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Walk Softly And Carry A Big Gun SEGA Saturn MasterMegid (897)
A flawed version of one of the best light gun games of all time. Dreamcast Sycada (175)
A decent arcade-shooter Windows James1 (240)
Probably the greatest light gun shooter there is. SEGA Saturn AkibaTechno (228)
A great shooter for the PC. Windows Tomer Gabel (4380)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Jun 27, 2000 A 100
Game Revolution SEGA Saturn Jun 06, 2004 A- 91
GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Feb, 1997 4.5 out of 5 90
Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Dec, 1996 89 out of 100 89
PC Jeux Windows Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Feb, 1998 84 out of 100 84
Edge SEGA Saturn Jan, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA Saturn Dec 09, 2011 13 out of 20 65
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Shooterplanet Windows Jul 24, 2004 43 out of 100 43

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Virtua Cop 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

PC Gamer Magazine Review

Virtua Squad 2 received a 80% rating from PC Gamer magazine (May 1998; reviewed by Colin Williamson).
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