Codes

  • Codes

    EffectCode
    ContinueAt the Game Over Screen, press Down, Up, B, A, B, A, B, A, Start. Can only be used once per game.
    Full Option CommandPress start during the game, then press UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A START.

    Contributed By: Dyse and Mr Knowitall.

  • Level warps

    Accomplish the following tasks to warp to a new level.

    EffectCode
    Warp to level 3 after defeating Core FighterIn level 1, when the thousands digit of your score is even, destroy 4 hatches
    Warp to level 4Destroy Xaerous Core at end of level 2 within 2 seconds of its core turning blue
    Warp to level 5 after beating levelDestroy 10 stone heads in level 3

    Contributed By: terrisus.

Easter Eggs

  • Secret Message

    Hold B + A while turning the power on or resetting to get the following message:

    KONAMI ONE
    GRADIUS ONE

    Contributed By: SimonBob.

Secrets

  • 10,000 Bonus Points

    Get 6 powerups so that the ? box is selected. Then, when the thousands digit of your score is a 5, get a 7th powerup and you will get 10,000 bonus points.

    Contributed By: terrisus.

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