Virtua Cop

Critic Score User Score
Arcade
...
5.0
SEGA Saturn
81
4.3
Windows
59
3.5
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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 SEGA Saturn Watch out for those innocent bystanders!
Virtua Cop Windows Man with axe
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn The shotgun is fast and strong and can take out enemies fast!
Virtua Cop SEGA Saturn The training mode is fairly hard if you're not using a Sega Stunner! Don't shoot the red targets!

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
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Jun 27, 2000 B+ 83
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 7.5 out of 10 75
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Nov 13, 2004 35 out of 100 35

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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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