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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 it's player! get him!
Virtua Cop 2 Windows "you aren't Rambo - die"
Virtua Cop 2 Arcade Beginner mode
Virtua Cop 2 SEGA Saturn 3 Point Shot is dangerous

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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 (191)
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 (4646)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Feb, 1997 4.5 out of 5 90
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Feb, 1998 84 out of 100 84
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Jan, 1997 8.125 out of 10 81
OK PC Gamer Windows Feb, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Tokyo Fan SEGA Saturn Mar 01, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Edge SEGA Saturn Jan, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Nov, 1996 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Windows Feb 12, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows Feb 18, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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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