Konami Code

The Konami Code, known in Japan as the Konami Command (コナミコマンド, Konami Komando?), is a cheat code that appears in many Konami video games, although the code also appears in some non-Konami games. The code was first used in the 1986 release of Gradius for the Nintendo Entertainment System but was popularized among North American players in the NES version of Contra, for which it was also dubbed both the "Contra Code" and "30 Lives Code". During the title screen before the game demo begins, the player could press the following sequence of buttons on the game controller to enable the cheat:

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Konami Code - History
... The Konami Code was created by Kazuhisa Hashimoto, who was developing the home port of the 1985 arcade game Gradius, a scrolling shooter released on the NES in 1986 ... Finding the game too difficult to play through during testing, he created a cheat code to give the player a full set of power-ups (normally attained gradually throughout the game) ... The code was still present in the released Gradius after Kazuhisa forgot to remove it ...
Konami Collector's Series: Arcade Advanced - Konami Code
... The famous Konami Code can be used in this game to enhance each of the games ... Of particular note, the code turns the one-player version of Frogger from graphics and sound similar to that of the original Golden Age arcade game to a thoroughly modern ... In Scramble the code allows you to choose between three different ships and play a more updated version ...
Contra III: The Alien Wars - Gameplay - Konami Code
... In the North American and PAL versions of the game, there is no Konami code that extends the amount of lives ... There are also cheat codes that allow the player to choose the stage and have access to a sound test mode ...

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