RoboCop 2 is an arcade game developed and published in 1991 by Data East, which allows up to two players at once (one controlling the original RoboCop, the other controlling a slightly purple-hued clone). The game follows the basic premise of the movie, but has some major sequential differences. It is mostly side-scrolling shoot-em-up, with some levels viewed from behind RoboCop and providing a targeting reticle with which to kill generic criminals.
There is a series of video games published in the 1990s by Ocean and Data East for various home computers and video game consoles. They are based on the movie of the same name. Three different home versions of the game were produced, each on two systems.
The version for the Commodore 64 and NES is a simple left-to-right scrolling platformer, in which RoboCop is required to collect/destroy at least two-thirds of the drug 'nuke' in each level and arrest two-thirds of the suspects by running into them (in contrast to shooting them). If RoboCop does not manage to attain the required amounts of nuke or number of arrests then he has two chances in the game to prove his efficiency at a shooting range. If he succeeds, he may continue onto the next level. If he fails, or if both chances at the shooting range are already used up, he must repeat the level.
The ZX Spectrum and Amstrad GX4000 versions are also platform games, but offered movement in both directions (vertically and horizontally) as well as into various areas providing an element of exploration. There is also a number of puzzle sub-games that have to be completed to progress in the game.
The version for the 16-bit Commodore Amiga and Atari ST is similar in nature to the 8-bit Spectrum and Amstrad GX4000 versions, but contains completely different levels to take advantage of the extra power offered by these computers.
This version of RoboCop 2 was designed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), which was an eight-bit video game console manufactured
by Nintendo in the years 1983 - 2003. In that time, it was the best-selling video game console for which more than 700 licensed games and a number of non-licensed
games were created. Worldwide, approximately 62 million units of this console were sold at approximately price $ 100 per unit. More information about the
NES console can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a gamepad, buy a suitable USB controller in Amazon or in some of your favorite online stores.
Available online emulators:
5 different online emulators are available for RoboCop 2. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game RoboCop 2 are summarized in the following table: