Members of the Nintendo generation know well the several
variations of the Contra cheat code (say it with me): up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-B-A-start. Everybody knew it, but you still felt special
(and a little naughty) when you’d use it.
On that note, was there a more useless weapon in Contra than
fireball? Spread…now that’s where it’s
at. Fireball – you make me sad.
Anyway, secret codes, no matter how secret, are just plain cool. So here are a bunch for ya for your next trip through the YouTube waters. They all do work. I don’t think I’ll ever actually use any of them, but like I said, secret codes are just plain cool, especially if you’re the one enlightening those around you: