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Virtua Cop 2 (Windows)

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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.


Virtua Cop 2 Windows jump like a max payne.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows See him? Easy shoot.
Virtua Cop 2 Windows on a train
Virtua Cop 2 Windows Continue? 5...4...3..

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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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A decent arcade-shooter James1 (247) unrated
A great shooter for the PC. Tomer Gabel (4646) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Jeux Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Coming Soon Magazine Feb, 1998 84 out of 100 84
OK PC Gamer Feb, 1998 80 out of 100 80
CD-Action Jan, 1998 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Feb 12, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Games Magazine Feb 18, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Shooterplanet Jul 24, 2004 43 out of 100 43


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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.
Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2424) added Virtua Cop 2 (Windows) on Mar 05, 2000
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