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Virtua Cop (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
59
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.4
MobyScore
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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 Windows Stage 3 boss - main bad guy
Virtua Cop Windows Headshot
Virtua Cop Windows Civilian
Virtua Cop Windows Stage 3 extra boss

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1996 82 out of 100 82
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Gamesmania 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Games Magazine 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Nov, 1996 57 out of 100 57
Shooterplanet Aug 28, 2004 56 out of 100 56
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Reset Jun, 1997 4 out of 10 40
Génération 4 Nov, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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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.
James1 (240) added Virtua Cop (Windows) on Sep 23, 2001
Other platforms contributed by chirinea (33561) and Kartanym (10777)