14

I remember back in the day there was a Up Up Down Down cheat code that was used in a lot of things.

  1. What's the full code?
  2. Is there a name for this code?
  3. Are there any games where this code works? (nostalgia value)
3
  • b-a-start as a tag? :P
    – Kevin Yap
    Jul 7, 2010 at 23:15
  • 1
    This is an exact dupe: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/395/…
    – Jaydles
    Jul 7, 2010 at 23:17
  • 7
    I wouldn't call this an exact dupe of that question, since that one relies on knowing what the code does or is from to be searchable.
    – Zxaos
    Jul 7, 2010 at 23:32

2 Answers 2

26

It is called the Konami Code, its

↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A

And it works on quite a few games, and even some websites.

A wikilink to those lists are:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Konami_code_games

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Konami_code_websites

5
  • 5
    I seem to remember a "select start" added on to the end for a couple of the game boy games.
    – Jeffrey
    Jul 7, 2010 at 23:51
  • 6
    @Jeffrey, that's how many of it used to memorize it, but it's not technically part of the code- the "Start" is just what actually starts the game, and you add the "Select" to move the indicator from One- to Two-Player if you're playing with someone else.
    – Jaydles
    Jul 8, 2010 at 1:42
  • 1
    No, I clearly remember having to hit "start" or "select start" in some games to activate the code (ex. TMNT). It did not start the game. Sep 10, 2010 at 16:18
  • If you tell me you have a keyboard with keys to enter those arrow shapes, I'll rep you to heavens.
    – DrFish
    Dec 10, 2010 at 14:45
  • @Bora I wish, they don't even have ALT+#### input options. Dec 10, 2010 at 15:09
10

It's the Konami code. Here are games where it can be used.

Konami Code

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .