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* FridgeBrillance: In the first two games, when you [[BlastingItOutOfTheirHands shoot a weapon out of a bad guy's hands]], it's called a "Justice Shot" and is worth 5,000 points. On the other hand, head shots are worth the least amount of points. Why? Because, [[TruthInTelevision in real life]], police officers are supposed to use the least amount of force and not really supposed to kill criminals unless it's ''absolutely necessary''. Shooting a weapon out of a bad guy's hand gives them the opportunity to be rehabilitated unlike a lethal head shot.

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* FridgeBrillance: FridgeBrilliance : In the first two games, when you [[BlastingItOutOfTheirHands shoot a weapon out of a bad guy's hands]], it's called a "Justice Shot" and is worth 5,000 points. On the other hand, head shots are worth the least amount of points. Why? Because, [[TruthInTelevision in real life]], police officers are supposed to use the least amount of force and not really supposed to kill criminals unless it's ''absolutely necessary''. Shooting a weapon out of a bad guy's hand gives them the opportunity to be rehabilitated unlike a lethal head shot.

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* FridgeBrillance: In the first two games, when you [[BlastingItOutOfTheirHands shoot a weapon out of a bad guy's hands]], it's called a "Justice Shot" and is worth 5,000 points. On the other hand, head shots are worth the least amount of points. Why? Because, [[TruthInTelevision in real life]], police officers are supposed to use the least amount of force and not really supposed to kill criminals unless it's ''absolutely necessary''. Shooting a weapon out of a bad guy's hand gives them the opportunity to be rehabilitated unlike a lethal head shot.


* LighterAndSofter: ''Virtua Cop'' and ''Virtua Cop 2'' are this when you compare them to ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'' or ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' (their equivalents at the time). All three franchises are first-person rail shooters, but the first two ''Virtua Cop'' games are have no blood, less violence, a lighter tone, and more colorful, cartoony graphics compared to ''Lethal Enforcers'' or ''House of the Dead''.

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* LighterAndSofter: ''Virtua Cop'' and ''Virtua Cop 2'' are this when you compare them to ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'' or ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' (their equivalents at the time). All three franchises are first-person rail shooters, but the first two ''Virtua Cop'' games are have no blood, less violence, a lighter tone, and more colorful, cartoony graphics compared to ''Lethal Enforcers'' or ''House of the Dead''.


* LighterAndSofter: ''Virtua Cop'' ''Virtua Cop 2'' are this when you compare them to ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'' or ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' (their equivalents at the time). All three franchises are first-person rail shooters, but the first two ''Virtua Cop'' games are have no blood, less violence, a lighter tone, and more colorful, cartoony graphics compared to ''Lethal Enforcers'' or ''House of the Dead''.

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* LighterAndSofter: ''Virtua Cop'' and ''Virtua Cop 2'' are this when you compare them to ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'' or ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' (their equivalents at the time). All three franchises are first-person rail shooters, but the first two ''Virtua Cop'' games are have no blood, less violence, a lighter tone, and more colorful, cartoony graphics compared to ''Lethal Enforcers'' or ''House of the Dead''.

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* LighterAndSofter: ''Virtua Cop'' ''Virtua Cop 2'' are this when you compare them to ''VideoGame/LethalEnforcers'' or ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' (their equivalents at the time). All three franchises are first-person rail shooters, but the first two ''Virtua Cop'' games are have no blood, less violence, a lighter tone, and more colorful, cartoony graphics compared to ''Lethal Enforcers'' or ''House of the Dead''.

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* NightmareFace: [[https://i.pinimg.com/originals/30/54/9a/30549aac2b73c799bf55db234abdec75.jpg This magazine ad]] for Virtua Cop 2.


** The Saturn and PC version adds the exclusive "Proving Grounds" mode and ability to swap between Janet or Nick for the second player.

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** The Saturn and PC version adds the exclusive "Proving Grounds" mode and ability to swap between Janet or Nick James for the second player.

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** The Saturn and PC version adds the exclusive "Proving Grounds" mode and ability to swap between Janet or Nick for the second player.


* PortingDisaster: The Dreamcast port of ''Virtua Cop 2'' was received as this, with graphics seen as inferior to the arcade version despite running on more powerful hardware, enough to gain CreatorBacklash from Yu Suzuki who wasn't involved with the port.

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* PortingDisaster: The Dreamcast port of ''Virtua Cop 2'' was received as this, with graphics seen as inferior to the arcade version despite running on more powerful hardware, enough to gain CreatorBacklash from Yu Suzuki who wasn't involved with the port.port.
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* AntiClimaxBoss: [[BigBad Joe]] [[FinalBoss Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: [[BigBad Joe]] [[FinalBoss Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him. Especially bad in the console port of ''Virtua Cop 2'', where he can be {{Stun Lock}}ed quite easily and taken down before he can get off an attack.


* PolishedPort: ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].

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* PolishedPort: ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 [=PS2=] features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].


* AntiClimaxBoss - [[BigBad Joe]] [[FinalBoss Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.
* DemonicSpiders - The guys with the jetpack on the extra stage in ''Virtua Cop 3''; even after taking down the pilot, if you fail to destroy the two attack drones floating around with them before shooting down the guy, they will do a kamikaze attack, which doesn't sound so bad until you realize that these things take more than a full clip to shoot down.
* PolishedPort - ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].

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* AntiClimaxBoss - AntiClimaxBoss: [[BigBad Joe]] [[FinalBoss Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.
* DemonicSpiders - DemonicSpiders: The guys with the jetpack on the extra stage in ''Virtua Cop 3''; even after taking down the pilot, if you fail to destroy the two attack drones floating around with them before shooting down the guy, they will do a kamikaze attack, which doesn't sound so bad until you realize that these things take more than a full clip to shoot down.
* PolishedPort - PolishedPort: ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].Europe]].
* PortingDisaster: The Dreamcast port of ''Virtua Cop 2'' was received as this, with graphics seen as inferior to the arcade version despite running on more powerful hardware, enough to gain CreatorBacklash from Yu Suzuki who wasn't involved with the port.


* AntiClimaxBoss: [[FinalBoss Joe Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: AntiClimaxBoss - [[BigBad Joe]] [[FinalBoss Joe Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.



* PolishedPort: ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].

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* PolishedPort: PolishedPort - ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].


* DemonicSpiders - The guys with the jetpack on the extra stage in ''Virtua Cop 3''; even after taking down the pilot, if you fail to destroy the two attack drones floating around with them before shooting down the guy, they will do a kamikaze attack, which doesn't sound so bad until you realize that these things take more than a full clip to shoot down.

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* DemonicSpiders - The guys with the jetpack on the extra stage in ''Virtua Cop 3''; even after taking down the pilot, if you fail to destroy the two attack drones floating around with them before shooting down the guy, they will do a kamikaze attack, which doesn't sound so bad until you realize that these things take more than a full clip to shoot down.down.
* PolishedPort: ''Virtua Cop: Elite Edition'', a.k.a. ''Virtua Cop Re-Birth'' for the PS2 features remastered graphics for both the first and second game as well as the remixed music from the Saturn ports of both games. It also has bonus artwork if you shoot at different objects or extra enemies in each game. Sadly, [[NoExportForYou the game was released only in Japan and Europe]].

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* AntiClimaxBoss: [[FinalBoss Joe Fang]] in both the first and second game can easily be taken out within a minute, especially if you fire your gun rapidly at him.

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