List of Konami code games

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This is a list of games in which use of the Konami Code (BA) affects gameplay, or in which the code is notably referenced.

Konami games and codes[edit]

Gradius series[edit]

  • Gradius (Famicom/NES) – The first ever use of the code. Pausing the game and then entering the code activates all powerups except for Speed Up, Double, and Laser.
  • Gradius (PC Engine) – Pausing the game and then entering the code III activates full options, missile, and shield.
  • Life Force (NES) – Enter the code at the title screen for 30 lives. The code does not work in the Famicom version of the game.
  • Gradius II (Family Computer) – Entering the code at the title screen starts the player with thirty lives. Alternatively, the code can also be used during the game like in the first Gradius to activate every powerup.
  • Gradius II (PC Engine) – Pausing the game and then enter the code III to activate full power. This code works more than once on Easy mode.
  • Nemesis (GB) – Pausing the game and entering the code will give the player full options.
  • Gradius III (Super Famicom/SNES) – Normally entering the code while paused activates all powerups, but the player's ship is instantly destroyed upon unpausing. The player must enter the code by substituting and on the d-pad with the L and R shoulder buttons to apply the power-ups without penalty.
  • Gradius III (PS2) – Pausing the game and then entering × will activate all power-ups and the Laser weapon. Alternately, pressing and in place of × and will activate the Double weapon with the other power-ups.
  • Parodius! From Myth to Laughter (GB) – Pausing the game and then entering the code activates all powerups except for Speed Up and Double. Entering the code when the Konami Logo appears enables the Sound Test mode.
  • Parodius! From Myth to Laughter (Super Famicom/SNES) – Pausing the game and then entering the code destroys the player upon resuming. However, entering BBXXAYAY and resuming will fully power up the player. The second code uses the same finger-movements when the SNES controller is held upside-down.
  • Gradius Deluxe Pack (Saturn) – Pausing the game then entering the code will give full weapons only on Saturn Easy and Saturn Hard difficulty levels.
  • Gradius Gaiden (PS) – Pausing the game then entering the code × will result in a power up.
  • Gradius Galaxies (GBA) – Normally entering the code while paused activates all powerups, but the player is instantly destroyed upon unpausing. However, if the player enters the code and substitutes the L and R buttons for and , the powerups are applied without penalty. Entering AB will result in full powerups, but subtracts one life per use. RLRLAB gives full powerups followed shortly by self-destruction.
  • Gradius IV Fukkatsu (PS2, PSP) – Pausing the game and then entering the code activates all powerups except for Speed Up and Double.
  • Gradius V (PS2) – Pressing L1R1 while paused gives full powerups, including the Laser weapon. Using L2 and R2 for the final two buttons gives the Double Shot instead.
  • Gradius ReBirth (Wii) – Pausing the game and then entering this code will give the player's ship four options.

Contra series[edit]

  • Contra (NES) – Entering the code at the title screen gives the player 30 lives. If the two-player option is picked using the Select button before or after entering the code, both players will have 30 lives. In the Japanese version, the 30 lives code can be used alongside a stage select code exclusive to that version. The codes were removed from the special Contra 4 version.
  • Super C (NES) – Entering the code(ABStart) before the title screen appears, gives the player 10 lives in US version of the game while in Japanese version the code gives 30 lives. If the two-player option is picked using the Select button before or after entering the code, both players will have 10 lives. This is different than the original game which offered 30 lives to a player. The codes were not included from the special Contra 4 version. To access sound mode in Japanese/US version enter the code Hold(AB) and press Start.For stage select in Japanese version At the title screen, press and hold on the crosspad, while holding it press Start and immediately hold Select. If done correctly you should see the stage select screen.
  • Operation C (GB) – Entering the code at the title screen (followed B and A again) will enable the Stage Select mode. Choose the desired stage by pressing Select and then press Start to begin. This code does not work in the Japanese version (Contra), since the Stage Select mode is a default feature.
  • Contra: Shattered Soldier (PS2) – At the title screen, pressing L1R1L2R2L3R3 on the second controller gives the player 30 lives upon starting the game.
  • Neo Contra (PS2) – Same as Contra: Shattered Soldier
  • Contra 4 (DS) – Entering the code during play in the pause menu will power-up whatever weapons the player is currently carrying. The code can only be entered once per stage, as inputting it a second time will kill off the player, taking away a life. This code has no effect on the Easy setting, where all the weapons picked by the player are upgraded by default. The codes were removed from the unlockable emulated bonus versions of NES Contra and NES Super C due to illegal reasons.
  • Hard Corps Uprising (Xbox 360, PS3) Before starting the first stage, enter the code when the loading screen is shown (a sound will confirm it) and the usual background music will be replaced with the Jungle theme from the original Contra. Entering the code at the title screen with L3 and R3 as the button presses will unlock a 30 lives powerup for purchase in Rising Mode.
  • Super Contra (Xbox Live Arcade) Enter the code to receive unlimited lives (the life counter will remain at 4) and the most powerful gun in the game (collecting gun powerups will also not affect the weapon used).

The Probotector versions of the games also allow use of the code.

Castlevania series[edit]

  • Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun (Family Computer) – Entering the code at the title screen will display a black screen with the text "There's nothing here!" in Japanese. In the unofficial translation hack of the game, this was reworded as "Sorry, that won't work!".
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines (Sega Mega Drive (Genesis)) – Entering the code at the title screen (a sound will confirm it) enables the selection of the Expert difficulty in the option screen. The code also gives the player the possibility of starting the game with 9 lives if it is entered at the title screen after the music settings in the option screen have been set to BGM 05 and SE 073.
  • Castlevania Chronicles (PS) – Entering X on the title screen will take the player to a hidden options menu that allows them to adjust the "system time" and turn on-off the transparency of the status bar in Original mode. The system time affects small things in the game, like the hands on the clock tower.
  • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance (GBA) – Entering the code when the Konami logo appears and choose Boss Rush to play as the original Simon Belmont, with the music and animations from the original Castlevania for NES. While significantly harder due to the limited movement of Simon Belmont, the player can do more damage with this character and collect far more hearts to fuel subweapon use against the bosses than the other two characters. Simon is also limited to special weapons from the first game: Holy Water, Knife, Axe, and Cross. (Additionally, the Holy Water weapon gives the "static flame" from the original Castlevania, not the moving flame from when Juste uses it.)
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Xbox 360, PS3) – Entering it at the Load Screen of a Level (With Analog Sticks) and the player gets a Cheat Menu at the Extras Point.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series[edit]

Dance Dance Revolution[edit]

The Konami Code has been referenced in routines for some songs on Konami's Dance Dance Revolution series, and has also been an unlock mechanism on some versions:

  • Dance Dance Revolution 2ndMix (Arcade, PS) – The Single steps on Basic difficulty for the song "Make A Jam!" include the directional portion of the code (i.e. without B or A) five times throughout the song. A faint chime is heard in the music after each such pattern. The song was also a remix of a jingle played behind the "walking" Konami logo animation contained in some older games.
  • Dance Dance Revolution 2ndRemix (PS) – Entering the code on the Mode Selection Screen will unlock Super Mode.
  • Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMix (Arcade) – The Single steps on Basic difficulty for the song "It Only Takes a Minute" begin with the directional portion of the code.
  • Dance Dance Revolution 5thMix (PS) – The last 5 pictures in the Gallery are unlocked by highlighting #224 and entering the code, replacing B and A with × and , respectively. (This is because the × and buttons are on the same locations on the PSX controller as the B and A buttons are on the SNES controller.)
  • Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (Arcade, PS2) – All charts for the song "Twinbee ~Generation X~" contain the directional portion of the Konami Code as part of their charts, and the doubles charts all contain the sequence on the left pad, a reference to the code traditionally being entered by player 1.
  • Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix (Xbox) – If a gamepad is plugged into the fourth controller port, and the code is entered during the credits, all of the game's hidden songs are unlocked instantly.
  • Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 (Xbox) – While in the credits screen, entering the code in sequence then in reverse unlocks all content.
  • Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova 2 (PS2) – While in the controller setup menu on the Japanese version of the game, using the Konami Code will unlock the alternate outfit for each of the dancers and makes them available in the shop.
  • Dance Dance Revolution X (Arcade, PS2) – The song "30 Lives (Up-Up-Down-Dance Mix)" by The Motion Sick, is directly about the Konami Code itself.

Metal Gear series[edit]

  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (PS2, Xbox, Windows, PS3, Xbox 360, Vita)
    • After completing the Plant chapter, when the clear code is presented on-screen, pressing × will cause Snake to remark "What do you think you're doing!?" or "STOP FOOLIN' AROUND KID!", confirming the code. It cannot be used again once the clear data has been saved.
    • In the Substance version, as well as in the later HD Edition ports, entering "UUDDLRLRBA" as the player's username in "Missions" mode will unlock every stage and character.
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Vita) – This game features several usages of the code
    • Pressing when the Konami logo first appears will cause it to flash, confirming the code. This will change the staff in the game's opening title sequence to display the "Opening Title Staff" – the staff who produced the title sequence.
    • When fighting The End, entering in the map viewer will show his location. The code needs to be entered each time the player looks at the map viewer. This only works on Normal difficulty setting or below.
    • Although not an actual cheat, using CQC to interrogate EVA near the end of the game will sometimes make her recite part of the Konami Code.
    • After completing Operation Snake Eater, when the "Game Clear" screen is shown following the ending credits, pressing × will make Snake remark "One More to Go...".
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3) – When fighting Crying Wolf, entering × in the map viewer will show her location. The code needs to be entered each time the player looks at the map viewer. This only works on Solid Normal or below.
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3, Xbox 360, PC) - Entering the code at the title screen unlocks the Very Hard and Revengeance difficulty settings. Raiden will announce the game's title if entered correctly.

Other Konami games (in alphabetical order)[edit]

  • Batman Returns (Super NES) – In options, use controller 2 and press BA. Use controller 1 to adjust the number of lives. When finished, the player can retype the code but instead of the second down press up twice.
  • Beatmania GB (GBC) – Entering the password UUDDLRLRBA unlocks all songs and play modes.
  • Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand (GBA) – In a certain room the player will find a sign with the Konami Code. Entering the code will reveal a hidden chest.
  • Crisis Force (Family Computer) – When the code is entered at the title screen, the player will start with 15 lives.
  • Deadly Arts (Nintendo 64) – Entering the code on the title screen unlocks Gouriki as a playable character. Entering the code backwards unlocks Reiji.
  • Death, Jr. (PSP) – On the pause menu, holding L and pressing × provides the player with all weapons and weapon upgrades
  • Death, Jr. 2: Root of Evil (PSP) – On the pause menu, holding L and pressing × provides the player with all weapons and weapon upgrades
  • Detana!! TwinBee (PC Engine) – At the title screen press III to select up to 9 credits in the options menu. Pressing III on the second controller (a multi-tap is required) will allow the selection of up to ten ships in the options menu. Reversing the code, on the title screen press III on controller three to unlock 'Vmode' (Arcade Mode) in the options menu.
  • Detana TwinBee Yahho! Deluxe Pack (PS, Saturn) – In the PS version, pause the game in Arcade Mode and press × to unlock Dark Play. In the Saturn version, substitute X and Circle with the B and A buttons.
  • DrumMania (Arcade) – On the first "mix" of this game, the drum pads and bass pedals are used to activate the Expert Real difficulty level. The code to do so is the Konami code, using the hi-hat, snare, hi-tom, and lo-tom for , , , and respectively, and the bass pedal for both B and A.
  • Fighting Eleven (Super Famicom/SNES) – This code replaces the referee with a dog.
  • Flame of Recca: Final Burning (PS2) – At the title screen, hold L1 and R1 buttons and enter the Konami Code (×) to unlock Joker.
  • Frogger (Xbox 360) – When selecting to play 1 or 2 players, input the directions of the code on the D-pad of the controller, then B and A, this will make Frogger bigger. This code does not work when playing with the original graphics.
  • Ganbare Goemon Kirakira Douchuu: Boku ga Dancer ni Natta Wake (Super Famicom) – At the end of Sasuke's world, he races a giant robot in the Goemon Impact. During this event, the player has to press the D-Pad in the directions marked on the metal walls that block their progress to raise them. The first pattern is which is the Konami Code without the ending "B,A" sequence.
  • Goemon: Shin Sedai Shūmei! (PS) – Pausing the game and then entering the code ×, will raise the player's weapon to its maximum strength level.
  • Gyruss (NES) – The code must be entered in reverse order. Entering AB at the title screen will give the player 30 lives.
  • Hayate the Combat Butler: Boku ga Romeo de Romeo ga Boku de (DS) – Inputting the directions of the code after completing the game will unlock voices in Omake Mode.
  • Hellboy: The Science of Evil (PSP) – Pausing the game and then entering the code × will give the player two grenades of each grenade type.
  • International Superstar Soccer Deluxe (Super NES, PS) – When used with the controller 2, it turns the referee into a dog. In the PS version, A and B corresponds with and ×.
  • International Superstar Soccer 98 (N64) – There are two Konami-type codes in this one:
    • to unlock all six hidden teams, press C↑C↑C↓C↓C←C→C←C→BA, hold Z and press Start (voice:"World Class")
to activate the big head mode, a reverse Konami code has to be put in with the C-Button, being: C↓C↓C↑C↑C→C←C→C←BA, hold Z and press Start (crowd:*laughs*)

Non-Konami games[edit]

  • Palm HP (WebOS) - In the "Just type" bar on the home screen, typing the konami code will give the user a "Launch developer mode" icon that will enable apps from the SDK to be transferred to the device.

This will also happen if you type "webos20090606".

  • 100 Floors (iOS) - Seasons Tower (Valentine) Level 9; entering the Konami code on the buttons on-screen opens the door.
  • Adventure Island II (NES) - Press ABAB at title screen for "Select Area".
  • 3D Dot Game Heroes (PS3) – While creating the hero or in the pause menu, if the player inputs , their shield becomes invisible.
  • Abobo's Big Adventure (Online) - When Abobo runs out of lives on the Contra-themed Stage 7, the player must input the Konami code to continue the game with 30 lives.
  • A Knight's Story 2 (Online) – Pressing BA while running/fighting gives the player a trophy that looks like a "K".
  • Achievement Unlocked (Online) – Press BA to unlock an achievement ("Too Much Contra").
  • Advent Rising – Press BlackWhiteX on the pause menu brings up a cheat menu.
  • Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! (3DS) – Pressing BA on the title screen brings up a "Secret Screen". This screen shows a pixelated Finn and Jake with Pen Ward dancing and singing "secret screen".
  • Aggressive Inline (Z-Axis, PS2) – Pressing BABA Unlocks All Levels/Park Editor Themes.
  • Anti-Idle: The Game (Online) – Pressing BA the message "I'm not Konami" appears in the breaking news menu, the player unlocks an Achievement and gain 10% boost.
  • Armed Police Batrider (8ing/Raizing, Arcade) – Pressing BA at the title screen allows the player to select a single ship instead of a team of three ships. Inputting the same command but reversing the order of the last two button presses will unlock ships from Battle Garegga and the Mahou Daisakusen series.
  • Assassin's Creed III (Ubisoft Montreal, PS3, Xbox 360) – By going to the Davenport Homestead after sequence 6, one can see the "Turkey Assassin" by using the code. This occurs when the player takes cover on the back wall near the porch, whistles, and, when the turkey appears, targets it and enters in the Konami code (ending with , × on the PS3), changing it into an assassin.
  • Battle Garegga (8ing/Raizing, Arcade) – Pressing FireBomb Option on the title screen grants access to ships from Mahou Daisakusen.
  • BioForce Ape (NES) Entering the Konami Code at the game's menus unlocks Ape's "Fists of Flame" and adds 3 lives. Entering again during the first cut scene activates the game's more difficult "Ultron Bone Mode".
  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games, Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) A variation of the Konami Code at the game's menus unlocks the game's more difficult "1999 Mode" from the start.[2]
  • Bolt (iPhone, iPod Touch) – Pressing Bolt unlocks a hidden "Party Mode" which causes the bolts to randomly change colors and flash.
  • B.C. Kid (Hudson Soft, Amiga) – Select Options from the title screen. On the option screen press then begin a game to gain infinite lives.
  • Borderlands : Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot (Windows) - In second DLC intro Konami Code is in role of bullet - it kills someone.
  • Borderlands 2 (Multi-platform) - Entering the code at the title screen unlocks extra wubs. When activated in the options menu, the extra wubs mode does nothing at all to gameplay.
  • Bravely Default: Where the Fairy Flies (Nintendo 3DS) - Entering the code at the title screen while the last option is highlighted unlocks the secret movie option temporarily. Upon watching the movie or restarting the system, this option will no longer be available.
  • Castaways (Windows) – Pressing BA while in the game grants the player extra higher-level resources.
  • Clockwork Knight 2 (Sega Saturn) - In the NTSC-U version of the game, pressing LRLR on the mode select screen will cause a jingle to play. If the player selects "Part 2" (the main game) thereafter, the entire game is now playable as main character Tongara's rival, Ginger, who is otherwise normally only usable in the Bosses Galore boss rush mode.
  • Code Lyoko (DS) – Entering the code with the game paused in 3D mode unlocks all combos and upgrades, grants the maximum amount of money, refills health, and rejuvenates energy, essentially every positive thing a player could ask for.
  • Concerned Joe Entering the code anywhere in the game while playing gives Joe a pipe accessory.
  • Cosmic Epsilon (Famicom) – Press BA on the title screen to see the hidden message "I AM NOT KONANI". (Additionally, entering the code backwards will enable a level select.)
  • Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (Naughty Dog, PS) – Entering code in the start menu (with instead of B and A) unlocks a demo of Spyro the Dragon.
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 (Z-Axis, Nintendo GameCube) – Pressing B will Unlock Mike Laird's Alternate Outfit.
  • Daytona USA (Sega AM-2, Sega Saturn) – Pressing ABC on the SEGA screen will start a "Maniac" Mode that increases the difficulty by a significant amount.
  • Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice (Ps3, PSVita) - Near the end of Chapter 5, many of the characters talk about cheating in order to become stronger. Eventually Mao will recite in reference to the Konami code. The code has no effect on the game, however.
  • DLC Quest (Windows, Mac, XBLM) - At any point during the second campaign, 'Live Freemium or Die', entering BAStart will unlock the achievement "Nice Try". Entering the code has no other effects.
  • Dong Dong Nao II: Guo Zhong Ying Wen (Middle School English II) (Sachen, Famicom) – Entering the code at the title screen will allow the player to play a stand-alone game of Pyramid, which is usually only available as a bonus round in the main game.
  • Double Dragon Advance (Atlus, GBA) – At the Option Menu, hold Select and press to unlock the Expert difficulty setting.
  • Drymouth (Demiforce, GBC) – Entering the code at the title screen will enable a secret fourth character who can use all of the other characters' items.
  • Dungeon Defenders – Entering the code on the map Akatiti Jungle by interacting with turtles in the Konami order opens up a path to get a bonus reward at the end of the map. The turtle on a treadmill pet can only be acquired here or by trading.
  • Fat Slice (online game)- Entering the code (without the Start and Select) will turn the cursor into a light-saber.
  • Fat Slice 2 (online game)- Entering the code anywhere in the game will invert the colors.
  • Final Fight 2 (Capcom, SNES) – This game features a variant on the code: LR. When entered at the title screen, both players can select the same character in a two player game.
  • Flip (iPhone, iPod Touch) – Drawing BA unlocks a hidden level selection screen containing 98 puzzles. Drawing is done on the "Play" selection screen via finger; letters are drawn from bottom left. Flip was developed by eBattalion.
  • Gish (Chronic Logic, Mac OS X, Linux, Windows) – Enter ASpace, entered on the "Chronic Logic presents" screen to unlock the game's turbo mode.
  • Grandia (Game Arts, Saturn and PS) – A door unlock code in this game is , a simple rearrangement of the Konami Code (with & and & are reversed).
  • Half-Life 2 (Valve Software, Xbox, Windows, PlayStation 3) - Entering this code in the Xbox version of Half-Life 2 will spawn a medkit at the player's feet. If the player is already at full health, then the medkit won't do anything.
  • Heli Attack 3 (Squarecircleco, Windows) – After clicking "players" and "cheats", type BASelectStart into the box to unlock all weapons.
  • Hover Kart (OMGPOP website) – Pressing BA, on the 'How To Play' screen unlocks a secret kart (Ford Fiesta with extra item slot and drift kit).
  • Hyperdimension Neptunia (PS3) - When using a certain skill, Neptune will recite "Up, Up, Down, Down..." before performing the attack.
  • I Don't Even Game – To pass a level of the game, the player has to press these keys in order to give the ghost "The Thirty Lives Code".
  • I'm O.K - A Murder Simulator (Thompsonsoft, Windows) – Pressing the keys of this code on the game's start screen followed by enter will show a Hot Coffee mod parody.
  • Iji – Typing BA in the title screen presents a message mocking the player for trying to use such an overused code.
  • In The Groove (Roxor Games, PlayStation 2) – Entering the code at the main menu will always make the "special ending" play at the end of a set of songs. In The Groove is readily comparable to Konami's Dance Dance Revolution series; in fact, Konami currently owns the franchise as of 2006.
  • Incredibles, The (THQ and Heavy Iron Studios, Windows, Mac, Xbox, PS2) – Inputting the code into the cheats keyboard "UUDDLRLRBAS" gives the player 25% health, and can be used an unlimited number of times. [1]
  • Insaniquarium (PopCap and Flying Bear, Macromedia Flash) – Type the code on the main screen to enter the Sandbox Mode, in which many game elements can be placed by hitting keys on the keyboard.
  • Jam Sessions (Plato, DS) – On the "Free Play" screen press to unlock 3 hidden songs.
  • Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3) – On the title screen press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right to unlock Extreme Choreography mode for the song "Barbara Streisand" by Duck Sauce.
  • Kid Klown in Night Mayor World (NES) – On the title screen press BA to unlock Hard Mode.
  • Kingdom of Loathing (Asymmetric Publications, web-based) – The code is the solution to a puzzle, and must be entered as part of solving the primary quest.
  • The King of Rally (Meldac), Super Famicom – While the Round demos are running, tap BA on controller 1. A sound will play if it works. Select the round and when running out of fuel during the race, pause using Start and enter the code. The fuel tank is replenished instantly.
  • La-Mulana (Windows) – the village elder will occasionally recite the code when the player enters his hut.
  • League of Legends (Windows) - Konami code was used as a way for developers and admins to enter game if there was a server connection or logon error (code was entered before starting the main game at launcher and changed server status from Busy or in some cases Unavailable to Online ). The code (actually being thereisnourflevel as a reference to There is no cow level in many Blizzard Games) became known to open public and then removed in recent patches. During the return to base animation, Veigar inputs the Konami code into his glove when the "Final Boss Veigar" skin is used.
  • The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning (Nintendo GameCube) – A variation (same as normal, but with LLRR at the end) grants invincibility when entered in the pause menu.
  • Legends of Wrestling (Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, PS2) – Enter code to unlock all wrestlers.
  • LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3) – In the arcade in the level called "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Negativitron", if the player inputs × into the broken arcade machine, it will explode and reveal the set of numbers: 3733 5683 behind it.
  • Lucha Libre AAA: Héroes del Ring (Xbox 360, PS3) – Pressing at the character selection screen, makes the player play with the minis and unlock a trophy-achievement (The code resets each time the player goes to the main menu and will have to be input again).
  • Manx TT Superbike (Sega AM3, Arcade) – After inserting credit press Gear UpGear UpGear DownGear Downlean bike Leftlean bike RightBrakeAccelerate (throttle) to turn the motorbike into a sheep, racing against other sheep on the grid.
  • Mari0 (Windows, Macintosh, Linux) - In the options menu at the cheats screen pressing BA unlocks all cheats.
  • Mercenaries 2 (PlayStation 3) – Enter the code in the PDA and it will unlock the Nuclear Bunker Buster.
  • MLB 10: The Show (PlayStation 3) – Three variations of the code will mute the announcers.
  • Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia (Xbox 360) – At the title screen, enter the Konami Code to bring up the typing console that enables cheats.
  • Monster Tale (Nintendo DS) - At the title screen, enter the Konami Code and next time you enter the game your character will be colored differently.
  • Mortal Kombat 3 (Williams Entertainment, SNES) – Entering ABA will bring up the 'Kool Stuff' menu. Entering a variation of the code backwards, SelectAB reveals the 'Kooler Stuff' menu.
  • Mr. Painter (iOS) – Typing BA on the gamepad will unlock the secret picture of his girlfriend.
  • Ms. Pac-Man And Galaga: Class Of 1981 (Midway, Arcade) – When the combination is performed, the machine makes a dot-gulping sound, and pressing Start begins a session of the original Pac-Man.
  • MySims (Electronic Arts, Wii) – For entering codes to unlock hidden items, enter 21 in the vertical position. Holding it the horizontal NES-style reveals that it is the code backwards.
  • NBA Jam (2010 video game) (Wii), (Xbox 360) and (PS3) – Entering the Konami Code on the start screen will unlock the Beastie Boys for play in the game. For Wii replace B and A with 1 and 2 while on PlayStation 3 it will be and ×.
  • Ninja Wars (Facebook App,) – Konami Komando -Master of the ancient art of Konami! Achievement. Click on the Daimyo and press ba Enter
  • North and South (Kemco, NES) – Enter the Konami code at the title screen to unlock the sound test.
  • The Orange Box (Valve, Xbox 360, PS3) – Entering BA (, × on the PS3) in either Half-Life 2, "Episode One" or "Episode Two" spawns a medkit directly to the player's location, which replenishes a maximum of 25 health points.
  • Plants vs. Zombies (PopCap, Windows, iOS) – Typing BA on the keyboard will produce the noise made when clicking on an in-game item to pick it up, but has no discernible effect. Crazy Dave, when trying to explain Dr. Zomboss's weakness, will say "Up up down down left right left right" before realizing it's not his weakness and moving on.
  • PokéFarm Typing BASpace on the keyboard while on any page will take you to the hidden game CanaBolt.
  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (Ubisoft, PS2) – Entering on the pause screen will yield a chainsaw as the secondary weapon.
  • Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn (PS2) - Entering the code during gameplay skips the level.
  • Quake 4 (id Software, Xbox 360) – While playing, press the back button on the controller to bring up the objectives window. Press BA to instantly complete all objectives.
  • Quizocalypse (Wolpertinger Games, Xbox Live Indie Games) – Entering the code (BA) on the D-Pad will render the game in a pixelated retro style. Entering the code again switches rendering back to normal.
  • Rad Raygun (TRU FUN entertainment, Xbox Live Indie Games, Steam (software)) - Entering the code during the opening sequence as the camera pans up on the building
  • Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (PS2) – Entering the code during vid-comic play, slightly modified to will dress Qwark up in a pink tutu. Revealed by Al after completion of vid-comic 4. In the PS3 version, whether by accident or design, two debug codes were left in the game by the developers.[3] One code, activated by entering after pausing the game, allows the user to lock or unlock any weapon or gadget by highlighting the item's slot and pressing R3. Inputting instead of unlocks all planets and missions, including two extra entries in the Galactic Map (labelled "level15_cityname" and "#") that cause the game and PS3 system to freeze if selected. Interestingly, "#" appears to be the Insomniac Museum.
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom, Windows, Dreamcast, DualShock on PlayStation) – Pressing ABR Trigger will give the player infinite ammo for all weapons.
  • Resonance of Fate (Tri-Ace, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) After chapter 5, while searching Leanne's closet (during the text) pressing , then BA on the Xbox 360 or × for the PlayStation 3 will unlock the "8 Bit girl" shirt for all characters.
  • Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land (3DS), Pressing the code in Game Djinn gives you unlimited lives.
  • Retro City Rampage (Vblank Entertainment, Windows, PSN, Vita, WiiWare, Xbox Live Arcade) Entering the code will unlock all weapons and disable saving and achievements.
  • Rocket League (Psyonix, Windows, PS4) Entering the code OX with a PS4 controller at the menu of the game will cause the menu to change into a menu for Psyonix's previous game "Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars", And it will also play the theme of the game.
  • RuneScape (Jagex, Windows) After defeating Beastmaster Durzag, ringing the gongs in this code's directions will trigger a volleyball minigame.
  • Score Rush (Xona Games, XBLIG) – Entering the code during gameplay powers up all fighters' main weapons to maximum capacity. It will not award more trailing options: the secondary powerup. All scores are set to zero points to avoid cheating. The developers are Contra fans, as such the NES Super-C code will award player or team extra lives, which goes as follows: AB.
  • Scott Pilgrim (XBLA, PSN) – Pressing BA (, × on PS3) while holding the triggers LT & RT (L2 & R2 on PS3) buttons will make the player commit suicide in exchange for a large sum of money. Exploitable if a snack item such as bubble gum is used, as the player's life will not be wasted.
  • Secret Agent Clank (PSP) – Entering the code after obtaining Dallas' Chalice of Power "activates" the chalice, refiling the players health bar once per level. The code is slightly modified as .
  • Smart Ball (SNES) – When the title screen says "Push Start Button", press BASelectStart to select a stage. (only up to stage 4-A, and only in the English version)
  • Sonic Chaos (Game Gear) – At the title screen, press 12Start for level select. Additionally, reversing the directions (12Start) activates a cheat mode and sound test.
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis) – On the title screen press , hold A and press Start to access the level select (Only works when locked onto Sonic & Knuckles).
  • Sportsfriends (PS3, PS4) – At the main menu, press O to play FLOP, a wiggly variant of Pong. A similar code access the hidden game Get on Top X[4]
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (Square Enix, PS2) – Equipping the Rabbit Ears Chalice will allow said character to self-destruct when the Konami Code is entered.
  • Star Wars: Rebel Assault (LucasArts, Windows) – When entered at the LucasArts logo, at the end it will make a chime and goofy voices will chorus "LucasArts", this will engage the in-game cheat menu.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (LucasArts, PS2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube) – At any menu screen, when the code is entered, the Ewok celebration song from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi will play.
  • Super Chick Sisters (PETA) – Entering BA Enter on the home page will cause a cascade of Nuggets in costumes.
  • Super Energy Apocalypse: RECYCLED (Larsiusprime, Windows) – When input at the title screen, it unlocks the ending song.
  • Super Monkey Ball Jr. (Sega, Game Boy Advance) – Inputting the code will temporarily change the title screen to "Super Nice Try".
  • Super Nova (Taito, SNES) – Entering LRLRBA on the pause screen will cause the player to lose a life.
  • Tales of Phantasia (Wolfteam, Namco Tales Studio, Super Famicom, PlayStation, GBA) – Moria Gallery/Morlia Mineshaft has a basement floor with a switch-stepping puzzle, with 4 switches pointing in the 4 cardinal directions. Stepping on the switches in the order Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right unlocks a nearby door. Solving this puzzle is mandatory to completing the dungeon and the game (however, a sign in an earlier room hints at the correct order).
  • Tetris (version published by Tengen) (NES) – Pausing the game and entering the standard Konami Code will change the current tetromino into an I tetromino. Can be used once per level up.
  • The Warriors (PS2, PSP) - A short version of the code will give the player 99 credits in the "Armies of the Night" mini game.
  • Tom and Jerry (Hi-Tech Expressions, NES) – When the code is entered (followed by Select) at the title screen, one can play the game with an infinite nine lives.
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 (Ubisoft, Xbox) – Press BA during gameplay to turn on god mode.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (Activision, GBA) – While holding R and pressing BAStart, the player can unlock Spider-Man.
  • Trogdor (The Brothers Chaps, Macromedia Flash) – In the second TROGDOR title screen where the G (in the title) can be held to show some hints, enter the Konami Code using the keyboard and Trogdor will start the game with 30 lives, an obvious nod to Contra.
  • Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue (Electronic Arts, GBA) – Pausing the game with Select and then entering BABAStart unpauses the game and gives the main character, TY, a million "opals" (his unit of currency).
  • TwoStep (DarkDev Games, TI-84+) – Entering BA Enter, while playing the indie game, results in the lives being set to 10 and a dialog box appears, commenting the players setting to cheating.[5]
  • Umineko no Naku Koro Ni (07th Expansion, Windows) – In episode 1, Rudolf pulls Battler's ear up twice, then down twice, then left and right twice, while saying "Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right."
  • Universe Sandbox (Steam) – When the main menu appears, by pressing with the arrow keys and then B and A will unlock the steam achievement, "The Code", and open the Wikipedia article Konami Code in the client's web browser.
  • Viva Piñata: Party Animals (Xbox 360) – Entering the code on the main menu will unlock an achievement worth 10 gamerpoints, entitled "Classic Gamer Reward"
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$ (Nintendo, GBA) and WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$ (Nintendo, Nintendo GameCube) – Both versions include an Orbulon microgame in which the player must enter a sequence of directional and button commands as listed on the screen. Quite often, this is .
  • WinBack (N64) – Using the code unlocks a level selection screen and a "one hit mode".
  • Woah Dave! (3ds) (Steam) (iPhone) (PS4)(PS Vita) – Entering the code in the pause menu unlocks Mr. Robotube.
  • X-Men: Wolverine's Rage (Game Boy Color) - Using the code at the Press Start screen gives Wolverine a different costume. A slight variation (left, left, right, right) grants yet another.
  • Zombie Nation (NES) – Pause the game and press BA to refill the energy bar.
  • Zoo Tycoon DS (DS) – Pressing at the main menu will unlock everything.


  • A variation of the Konami code is used to reset the Netflix app on some devices.[6][7]
  • Entering the code on the BuzzFeed website will replace all text and images with humorous pictures of animals or celebrities.[8]
  • In the television program Regular Show, in the episode "Over The Top", the show's protagonists are playing a differently named Guitar Hero game (Guitar Band - Reunion Tour). When Rigby misses the buttons, it annoys the people hearing their music and the crowd starts throwing bottles at him. His friend Mordecai tells him "Dodge the bottles! Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right!".
  • In the monthly package LootCrate, in the May 2015 package, the box (which turns into a replica of a locker room, most likely the one that of Team Fortress 2), includes a banner that has the Konami Code on it.
  • In the movie Wreck-It Ralph, the character King Candy uses the Konami code on an NES controller to open a door into the code of the video game world of Sugar Rush, he reads it off a napkin as well.
  • In The Amazing World of Gumball episode "The Tape", the character Ocho uses the code for money, completed homework, and races. When Gumball uses it, it fails and a war tank morphs with him.
  • In an episode of Sonic Boom, when Cubot and Orbot are transferred to a video game, and are about to be flattened by a crushing wall, Cubot uses the code to activate a trap door underneath them so they can escape.
  • In the opening theme of Gravity Falls, the code can briefly be seen.
  • In an episode of Family Guy, Peter Griffin says "Brian, type up up down down left right left right a b start and we will have infinite lives".


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