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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.


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Virtua Cop Windows Second ago, this car had nice shiny windows
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn Yes, the boss has a rocket launcher and all you have is a standard issue revolver. Nobody said being a cop was fair.
Virtua Cop Windows Stage select
Virtua Cop Windows Outro

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Ultimate Gamer Magazine SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 79 out of 100 79
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Spazio Games Windows Jan 01, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania.de Windows 1996 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Windows Nov, 1996 57 out of 100 57
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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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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