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Description

Virtua Cop 2 is a light gun rail shooter like its predecessor Virtua Cop. The player assumes the role of a police officer and is sent after criminals, from subways and a bank to aboard helicopters.

It follows the same gameplay pattern of its predecessor and is played from a first person perspective. The game moves the player automatically, although the player can find hiding places to shoot from a safe angle. The main task is to aim and fire the cop’s weapon so as to take out the bad guys for points. Avoid the innocents, as shooting them costs the player points. The enemies have tougher firepower than in the original and the game can be played solo or with a friend.

Screenshots

Virtua Cop 2 Windows "shooting gallery"
Virtua Cop 2 Windows enemy hit me - I see broken glass.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows Justice shoot.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows enemy come out beh column. Big mistake.

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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 (902)
A flawed version of one of the best light gun games of all time. Dreamcast Sycada (190)
A decent arcade-shooter Windows James1 (247)
Probably the greatest light gun shooter there is. SEGA Saturn AkibaTechno (254)
A great shooter for the PC. Windows Tomer Gabel (4678)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Jun 27, 2000 A 100
Game Revolution SEGA Saturn Jun 06, 2004 A- 91
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Dec, 1996 89 out of 100 89
CD-Action Windows Jan, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Tokyo Fan SEGA Saturn Mar 01, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games SEGA Saturn Nov, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Nov, 1996 75 out of 100 75
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

On April 30, 1998, Virtual Cop 2 was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
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