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Altered Beast Cheats

Codes

  • Codes

    Enter on the title screen:

    EffectCode
    Beast SelectHold A + B + C + Down/Left and then press Start
    Level SelectPress B and Start
    Sound TestHold A + C + Up/Right and then press Start

    Contributed By: Victory and AlaskaFox.

    33    22


  • Return to Your Last Played Level

    If you got a Game Over and the game restart, at the title screen hold the A button and press START. You will be able to start back at the level where you last play instead of the first level.

    EffectCode
    Return to Last Played LevelHold A and press START at the title screen (only works if your last play was on any level other than level 1)

    Contributed By: leeko_link.

    8    11


Secrets

  • Beat the game completion scene after beating the game

    When the credits are being displayed on the screen after you have beaten the game, you can control your character to kick away the credited names.

    Contributed By: TownRanger.

    13    3


APB All Points Bulletin Cheats

Codes

  • Warp codes

    When you start a game, enter one of these codes to warp ahead a bunch of levels.

    EffectCode
    Start at level 1-16Gas+Siren and start
    Start at level 1-8Siren button and start

    Contributed By: Saikyo Mog.

    2    0


Ecco the Dolphin Cheats

Codes

  • Enable the Super Cheat Menu

    Begin the game and move Ecco left and right. Press Start to pause the game while Ecco is turning. You have to pause it when Ecco is directly facing you. When you do that, press Right, B, C, B, C, Down, C, Up. If you did it right, a cheat menu that has options such as stage select, message test, sound test, and more, will appear.

    Contributed By: Retro.

    6    5


  • Infinite air, etc

    Enter the code SHARKFIN for infinite air and sonar.

    Contributed By: steamliner88.

    8    4


  • Invincibility

    Input a valid password, then press Start, and wait for the screen that shows the name of the level you're currently in with your password. Next, hold A and Start. Keep hold of A and Start until Ecco appears on the screen. Now press Start to unpause and you will be invincible.

    Contributed By: Retro.

    1    1


  • Last Fight Password

    AJPPOWAX is the password for this level

    Contributed By: titchmaster.

    3    5


Passwords

  • Alternate Password Entry

    When you are in the "password entry" screen, you can enter these "please" codes to reach the corresponding levels.

    EffectPassword
    City of ForeverPLEASEHH
    Deep CityPLEASEKK
    Final FightPLEASEOO
    Ice ZonePLEASEEE
    Island ZonePLEASEFF
    Marble SeaPLEASEUU
    Open OceanPLEASEWW
    Origin BeachPLEASEQQ
    Pteranadon PondPLEASEGG
    Ridge WaterPLEASEZZ
    UndercavesPLEASEII

    Contributed By: Cinderabbit.

    1    1


  • Final Level Password

    The Last Fight: KNLMLMLC

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    2    1


  • Level Passwords

    The Undercaves: UYNAINCC
    The Undercaves 2: DQDIACCI
    The Vents: FKWLACCA

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    5    2


  • Level Passwords 2

    The Lagoon: NDRBRIKR
    Ridge Water: HYAUGFLV
    Open Ocean: FNCQWBMT

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    3


  • Level Passwords 3

    The Ice Zone: DWFFZBMV
    Hard Water Zone: QGDJRQLA
    Cold Water Zone: MCLFRQLW

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    1


  • Level Passwords 4

    The Island Zone: UWXIOQLK
    Deep Water Zone: EILQOQLC
    The Marble Sea: XAKUQQLS

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    1


  • Level Passwords 5

    The Library: FDGXQQLC
    Deep City: ZUVPQQLU
    City of Forever: AABBRQLU

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    1


  • Level Passwords 6

    Jurassic Beach: PLABUNLT
    Pteranodon Pond: FQREUNLI
    Origin Beach: QXKIUNLX

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    1


  • Level Passwords 7

    Trilobite Circle: OBEMUNLX
    Dark Water: JNXPUNLA
    Deep Water 2: WSGAKNLC

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    1    1


  • Level Passwords 8

    City of Forever 2: ZBPIGPLD
    The Tube: KUVEKMLK
    The Machine: SDDBKMLG

    Contributed By: BanjoKazooie.

    2    1


  • Undercaves Password

    NVNAINCR

    Contributed By: RPG ULTIMA MASTER.

    3    0


Secrets

  • Easy Password List

    By entering an even combination of A's and N's in different sequences for your password, you can gain access to a variety of levels within the game. Here's a list of password combinations and the levels they take you to:

    AANNNNAA: Deep City
    NNNAANAA: The Marble Sea
    AAAANNNN: Origin Beach
    NNNNAAAA: Island Zone
    NNNAAAAN: Undercaves
    AAAAAAAA: Undercaves
    NNNNNNNN: Welcome to The Machine
    AAANNNNA: Welcome to The Machine
    ANANAANN: The Vents
    AANNAANN: The Vents
    NNAANNAA: Dark Water
    NANANNAA: Dark Water
    ANNANNAA: Dark Water
    ANANANAN: Hard Water
    NANANANA: Hard Water
    AANNANAN: Hard Water
    NNAANANA: Hard Water

    All other combinations will not work, and will transport Ecco back to the starting screen of the game.

    Contributed By: Zero X Phoenix.

    2    0


Galaga Cheats

Easter Eggs

  • Stop Enemies from Firing

    On most revisions of Galaga, there's a trick that stops enemies from firing at your ship. In Stage 1, kill all aliens except the two bees in the bottom-left corner. Allow the bees to dive down and shoot at you, while dodging their shots. After around 15 minutes or so, the bees will continue to drop down, but they won't fire. Let them drop down another 5 or 6 times, then kill them. After all this, enemies will not shoot at you for the rest of the game.

    Contributed By: Colin.

    62    29


Secrets

  • Double Ships

    Wait until one of the top ships(the green ones that take two shots to kill) comes down and fires off a tractor beam(the beam that can capture your ship). Let it capture your ship. Now, wait until it swoops down again with your ship behind it. Simply kill the head ship(the green one), and it will lose your ship. Your ship will then lock on to the side of your current ship, giving you two ships to play with at the same time! Now, be careful. Not only will both ships be firing at you after your ship gets captured, but if you accidently shoot your captured ship, you'll destroy it. Also note, this will cost you one life, but will definately make the Challenging Stages, and perhaps the game itself, a little easier to play.

    Note: This works in all non-bootleg/hack versions of Galaga, as well as most of the sequels and Arranged Mode in Namco Classic Collection Vol. 1.

    Contributed By: JosephLithius.

    18    6


  • Invoke the System Check

    When a game session is not active and the game is just running through the demo, at the exact moment that a Galaga releases its tractor beam to try and take up your ship, try to move the ship out of the way. If done correctly, you'll be able to control the ship for a short while - without even inserting a coin - until, eventually, the system check screen appears.

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

    10    13


Golden Axe Cheats

Glitches

  • Restoring full health in any bonus stage

    This glitch only works in a two player game. After defeating a boss in a stage and entering into the bonus stage where the little elves steal your magic potions, ignore such and get as far away from them as you can. Then begin hitting your fellow character without knocking their character down all the way until their health is gone. If you got enough time your friend may also do the same to your character. Remember NOT to kill off each other's characters, just deplete your HP before the bonus segments ends. If done correctly the next stage will feature your characters at full health. This works best when both characters have at least one square of health left to make things easier.

    Contributed By: Frostmanblues.

    1    1


Pac-Man Cheats

Easter Eggs

  • Hidden message

    Enter service mode, then quickly turn it off and on once so that an alignment grid appears on the screen, hold down both start buttons and toggle service mode on and off quickly again so that grid remains on the screen. Next move the stick up, left, down, and right four times each to make a hidden message appear onscreen.

    Contributed By: BinaryHedgehog.

    34    43


Secrets

  • Pac Man's parking space

    At the beginning of every level/life, Pac-Man is just underneath a T-shape. The right-hand corner of that T is a parking space. If the ghosts aren't chasing you closely, you can pull into that space and the ghost will not find you. You can leave it sit for hours and they won't find you. It gives you a chance to grab a sandwich, take a bathroom break, etc.

    Contributed By: Smaggy.

    40    60


Phantasy Star II Cheats

Glitches

  • Equip armor glitch

    It is possible to have armor equipped even if it is not in your possession...first make sure you have at least two pieces of armor in a characters possession..

    1. Go to the equip screen and highlight the armor you want to keep equipped.

    2. This is the tricky part...equip/unequip the armor...when it says ".....takes armor" press a confirm button and then QUICKLY press down to the next armor below it and equip/unequip that armor. You need to do it
    fast enough so that you see only a little change in the attack,defense, and/or agility from changing equipment.

    3. You'll know if the glitch worked because you won't be able to unequip the first piece of armor. Now you can give the armor to another character! Who says you can't have powerful equipment like the NEIMET on just one character?

    To cancel the glitch, simply equip another piece of armor over the affected armor slot.

    It may take a few tries to get the glitch working because the equipping/unequipping must be done very quickly.

    Contributed By: DBD0607.

    4    1


  • Item Duplication glitch.

    This will allow you to dupe any item in the game, even the Nei items.
    Anna can have 2 Nei Slicers, Rolf, and Kain no longer need to fight over the Neimet. It even helps when you need to buy knives, or multiple armors.

    BEWARE THIS TRICK WILL OVERWRITE INVENTORY ITEMS USE WITH CAUTION!
    1. Make sure one person has at minimum 9 items and a max of 15(just use antidotes as they are cheap). DO NOT KEEP IMPORTANT ITEMS OR VALUABLE EQUIPMENT ON THIS CHARACTER DURING THIS PROCESS! DO NOT KEEP ITEM YOU WANT TO DUPE ON THE CHARACTER WITH ANTIDOTES!
    2. Go to the item you want duped, and press "C". A menu will pop up " use" "giv" "tos". Now back out until you can select another character.
    3. Go to the character with the antidotes press " C" on next, and then go up to next again, but this time press "B" and "C" Simultaneously and you will see the "use" "giv" "tos" menu.
    4. Select "giv" and give it to the person with the antidotes.
    5. Congrats! Keep doing this until you no longer see an Antidote in your inventory.

    Now you can sell all those extra weapons and armor for massive profit.

    Contributed By: smurfsn1p3r.

    6    0


  • No random encounters

    When examining the nearby area with the A (Talk, Examine) button, the next step you take is guaranteed not to take you into a battle. Keep hitting the A button (Talk, Examine) while you walk, so that after every step it will say ''There seems to be nothing unusual here.'' No random encounters will happen, but it will take quite a while to maneuver through dungeons this way.

    Contributed By: H Hog.

    5    2


Secrets

  • Become invisible

    In battle, get all of your team members KO-ed except for Nei. Then get Nei to cast Nasak and she should KO herself. Then, your characters will turn invisible and you can walk around dungeons freely.
    (This works in all version of PS2)

    Contributed By: Uvula Walrus.

    7    1


  • Slow motion play

    When paused, press and hold B and play as normal. The game should play very slow.

    Contributed By: krankorx.

    5    1


  • Switch game music

    This trick allows you to have different music play in other areas, using the slow motion code. First, you go to the area that has the music you want, like the weapons shop for instance. Next, press start and hold B. The game will move in slow motion with no sound, so you can still move. Now, then go to another place and let go of B, then press Start. The music from the place where you first pressed B and Start now plays in this area! Cool glitch!

    Contributed By: Orange Star.

    5    0


Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Cheats

Codes

  • Invincibility

    Choose BMG selection on the options menu, then, press B to select the following songs in order.

    EffectCode
    InvincibilityHe runs, Japonesque, shinboi walk, sakura, getufu

    Contributed By: TheRetroPlayer.

    11    8


  • Unlimited Shurikens

    Set the amout of shurikens to 0 on the options menu, Set the sounds effects option to Shuriken. Highlight the shurikens option and keep it there and the 0 will change into the symbol for infinity.

    Contributed By: TheRetroPlayer.

    17    3


Secrets

  • 6 Button Mode

    This cheat makes it possible to play the game with a new 6 Button controller scheme. You need a 6 button controller plugged into port 1 and any regular controller in port 2. Highlight "Options" on the main menu. Normally when you're in the Options menu, it says "Options" at the top, with an S on the end. Highlight Options but don't go into it yet. On Controller 1, hold the Mode button and on Controller 2, hold UP on the D-Pad and the C Button. With all these buttons held down, press Start on controller 1. Now you're in the Options menu, it now just says "Option" at the top without an S. This means 6 Button mode is on. This is what each button does. A is the Block button. B is a Melee attack. C is Jump X uses Ninjitsu magic Y and Z throw Shurikens This allows you to use Melee move at any time rather than at close range or when out of Shurikens. Enjoy!

    Contributed By: MrJoestar.

    9    0


  • Bonus Points

    Complete a level without throwing any shurikens to get 30,000 bonus points.

    Contributed By: Wobbly39.

    5    2


Sonic the Hedgehog Cheats

Codes

  • Skip to the ending (JAPAN ONLY)

    Use this code provided, then go to sound select, and select sounds 9F for the ending or 9E for the credits

    EffectCode
    UnlockUp Down Down Down Left Right Up C C C C C C Up Down Down Down Left Right then hold A + Start.

    Contributed By: TmanDaCool1.

    11    9


Glitches

  • Walk through walls in Marble Zone

    When you ride the green block accross a sea of lave, there are a couple of big blocks in front of you with rings on. If you hold the D-PAD DOWN button, Sonic will crouch. The green block will go underneath the blocks, but sonic will remain on it, and pass through the walls. Note that this ONLY WORKS WHILE CROUCHING

    Contributed By: reddragonflame.

    8    5


Unlockables

  • Unlock Different ending

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Different endingBeat game with all chaos emeralds.

    Contributed By: Pizzaman13.

    13    2


Secrets

  • Obtain Chaos Emeralds Easier

    Using the level select cheat, scroll down and select "Special Stage". Upon completion on the stage, you will receive a chaos emerald, and begin playing your game on the first stage. At this point, RESET the game via the RESET button on your Genesis, re-enter the level select code, and repeat the process. You will enter the next Special Stage level, and have a chance to earn the 2nd Emerald. You can repeat this process over and over until you have all 6 Chaos Emeralds. However, once you have all six, do NOT reset the system and select a level, or else you will lose them all.

    Contributed By: immortalskillit.

    16    4


Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Cheats

Codes

  • Change Tails' name to Miles in game above lives

    Press up, up, up, down, down, down, up at the title screen

    Contributed By: Ness_.

    24    18


  • Silent Mode

    Go to the Options menu from the title screen, and then while there go to Sound Select and play sound number 7E. You'll notice that the game music had stopped. Now start the game and you'll be able to play the game without any music and sounds.

    EffectCode
    No Music and SoundsAt the Sound Select in the Option menu, play sound number 7E

    Contributed By: leeko_link.

    13    6


  • Slow Motion

    Weird trick, but you can play this game in slow motion. First, enter the level select code, found somewhere in the list of all other codes. Then start your game in any level. When you start, press pause. Then hold down B button and try to do anything with Sonic. The game will play in slow motion as long as you hold down the B button.

    EffectCode
    Causes the game to play in slow motion.Level Select, Pause, hold B

    Contributed By: ak02.

    10    11


Glitches

  • Pseudo Super Sonic

    In Oil Ocean Zone Act 2, if you manage to take a hit and end up landing in one of those green-and-gold checkered cannons, you'll fall right out, but you'll be moving at twice your normal speed as well as jumping twice your normal height(with twice as much gravity). In Oil Ocean Zone, Act 2, near the first set of pop-tops and cannons. Just jump into the semi-hidden bed of spikes on the right and land in the cannon.<p />Note: Moving at twice normal velocity can often get you stuck in a wall. Also, this wears off if you Super Spin Dash or Spin Dash. It also only lasts for that Act.

    Contributed By: JosephLithius and oblivion from aoc.

    21    6


  • Super TAILS

    Normally, when you turn into super sonic you lose tails behind you all the time.

    Well, after you put in the debug cheat and have started a level (preferrably Emerald Hill), turn yourself into a box and place it somewhere on the floor WHILE you are super sonic. It should be a switch places box. Hit it and you will see tails will have a permanent invincible circle around him. He will stay like this through the whole level, he will keep up with super sonic or even out run him. A very fun glitch for 2 players.

    Contributed By: OriginalCheatFinder.

    13    9


Unlockables

  • Secret Tails ending

    If you beat the Death Egg with Tails you get the Tails ending.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Tail's Ending.Beat the Death Egg with tails.

    Contributed By: segadream131.

    12    10


Secrets

  • Get Super Sonic on Emerald Hill

    First, you enter the stage select code, shown above. Then you go into the Special Stage in the stage select menu. Every time you finish the special stage press reset and go back to the special stage. Keep doing this until you get the sixth emerald. Then you don't press reset. It will just zap you with your six emeralds into emerald hill. Get the last emerald on Emerald Hill get 50 rings and jump to be super sonic. Be careful to not run out of rings or else you will change into Sonic again. The rings start dissapearing when you are Super sonic.

    Contributed By: Tails_.

    15    13


  • Infinite Lives

    First, enable the level select cheat and the debug mode which are available here. For this to work, you must choose Sonic and Tails as the players.

    After entering the codes, choose any stage from the level select menu(preferrably stage 1)

    As soon as you can move Sonic, hold down, and press C(don't let go of down on the D-pad). This will activate Sonic's spin; Tails will copy the Sonic spin also.

    Press the B button and Sonic will become the Debug cursor.(Tails will be locked in the sonic spin move).

    Press A until you(the debug cursor), displays an enemy sprite, like the monkey or that bee robot. Now that the debug cursor displays an enemy sprite, move the debug cursor to where Tails is, and repeatedly tap C.

    This will produce enemies where Tails is, and since Tails is locked in the sonic spin move, he will destroy the enemies. As Tails destroys enemies in this position, press C more until the score for destroying an enemy increases from 100 to 8000 to a 1up. Once you have enough 1ups, press B again to revert to Sonic.

    Contributed By: JGuardiano.

    14    4


Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball Cheats

Codes

  • Launch credits

    At the options menu, enter the opposite of the level select code: C, Up, B, Up, A, Up, C, B, Down, C, A, Down, B, A, Down. Complete the code correctly and the credits will start immedeately.

    Contributed By: WtR_Flash.

    4    4


  • Level Select

    First, Access the Options from the title screen. On the Options Menu, take controller one and press these buttons in this order: A, DOWN, B, DOWN, C, DOWN, A, B, UP, A, C, UP, B, C, UP. If you did it correctly, you will hear a special sound. Go back to the title screen and hold button A and press START for Level 2, B and press START for Level 3, and C and press START to begin on level 4.

    Contributed By: ATadeo.

    13    1


Unlockables

  • Multi-Ball Stage

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Multi-Ball StageCollect every ring in any stage.

    Contributed By: SonicDude041488.

    6    1


Secrets

  • Stop the platform in 'The Machine'

    In Level three, The Machine, there is a moving platform where you start which takes you to either side of the area. If you stand on the platform and press up or down, the platform will stop, allowing you to get a good look around or plan your jump carefully.

    Contributed By: Kirbysuperstar.

    9    1


Streets of Rage Cheats

Codes

  • Extra continues

    Press Left,Left,B,B,B,C,C,C, Start at the title screen.

    Contributed By: Desert eagle.

    22    16


  • Level and Lives Select

    Go to the main menu. Hold down (A) + (B) + (C) + RIGHT on controller 2 while selecting Options on controller 1 (best if done with two people). You can now select how many lives you start with and which stage to start on.

    Contributed By: NTsui.

    31    9


Secrets

  • Final Boss Duel

    When you get to the final boss playing 2-player mode, have one player choose ''yes'' and the other choose ''no''. You will be forced to duel against each other.

    Contributed By: MrSoluble.

    14    5


  • Receive the Bad Ending.

    To get the Bad Ending, you must be playing as 2 players. You must also be in 2 player mode before Level 8 or else player 2 can't come into the game on Level 8.
    When both players reach Mr. X in the final room and he asks his question, make sure one player answers yes and the second answers no. Mr. X will have both players fight each other to the death. Have one player lose and choose game over. Afterwards, Mr. X will ask a second question. Be sure to answer NO to that question as well to trigger the final boss battle. When you beat him, you will become the Boss.
    NOTE: If you answer yes, you will again be shut back 2 levels and still not be able to get the bad ending.

    Contributed By: Skarz89 and Lobim666.

    9    2


Streets of Rage II Cheats

Secrets

  • No Damage From Falling

    After being thrown by an enemy, it is possible to prevent taking damage from the fall by holding UP and the JUMP button while falling until you land. Your character should land on his/her feet and not take any damage at all. This is very helpful when fighting enemies like Signals and Ninjas.

    Contributed By: roosterpeacock6.

    14    5


Virtua Fighter 2 Cheats

Codes

  • Different Costumes

    To play in a character's different costumes, Hold UP and then select your character with the A button or C button. or Hold DOWN and select your character with the A button or C button or Start button.

    Contributed By: NiGHTS.

    0    0


  • Extra Character Selection Time

    Press Down, Up, Right, and A + Left at the Character Selection Screen for 99 seconds of time.

    Contributed By: Victory.

    3    1


  • Hidden options

    Enter the options screen,then highlight the ''Exit'' selection, and tap Left until the hidden options are displayed

    Contributed By: Desert eagle.

    2    0


  • No Damage

    Hold B while highlighting player 1's life selection at the Options screen, until the message ''No Damage'' appears. Then press Start.

    Contributed By: Victory.

    1    1


  • Play as Dural

    Just highlight Akira if using controller one or Jacky if using controller two. Then press Left and then Right on the D-Pad. Repeat this a few times and Dural should then appear as a selectable character. Now you can use him as your character in the game!

    Contributed By: ATadeo.

    4    2


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