Effect Code Level Select (also can be done via password) Hold down B then Reset the console. Then press Start to begin gameplay with Level Selection enabled. View Ending (Japanese Version) Hold down Select, Up, or Select and Up (any of those works) and reset the console. View Ending (US Version) Hold the Select button and reset the game.
Skip to the Boss Battle
During gameplay, pause the game then press and hold Up, Left, A & B and press Select to change weapons. Now, press Start and you should skip right to the boss of the level.
Effect Password Mission 10 Washington QMJNHTMEEXIQD Mission 13 Phoenix NSMRJQIIGWIQD Mission 4 Denver WGDJBWQEAYIPB Mission 7 Toronto TKGJFUQEEXIQB
Level Select Password (US Version)
Note that this password can also be done via a button code, as described above. This only works on US releases, however.
Effect Password Level Select MIYAZAWASAKAI
These passwords are so named because they max out your gas (2), shield (3), engine (3), missiles (3), lasers (3), lives (9), and continues (2), while getting you to the designated area. (Gas is not filled, as maxing out everything freezes the game.)
Effect Password Boston SSHRIQIMGTISC Chicago USFRIQIMGTISC Denver WSDRIQIMGTISC Home LSORIQIMGTISC Houston OSLRIQIMGTISC Las Vegas MSNRIQIMGTISC Miami PSKRIQIMGTISC New York RSIRIQIMGTISC Phoenix NSMRIQIMGTISC Salt Lake XSCRIQIMGTISC San Francisco ZSARIQIMGTISC Seattle YSBRIQIMGTISC St. Louis VSERIQIMGTISC Toronto TSGRIQIMGTISC Washington D.C. QSJRIQIMGTISC
Effect Password Level 12; Pheonix, Arizona N-S-M-R-N-Q-I-U-K-R-I-S-D
Contributed By: Dallas.
Start with maxed-out Gas, Shield, and Engine upgrades in Mission Mode
CAUTION: You will not be able to proceed past Level 10 (Washington, DC) with this cheat due to a bug that crashes the game at the upgrade screen.
Unlockable How to Unlock Start with maxed-out Gas, Shield, and Engine upgrades in Mission Mode Beat all 15 levels in Drive Mode twice
Contributed By: Pluvius.
Buy a few extra seconds
When the time limit runs out, you can keep using the Turbo Boost button for as long as you have fuel to do so. (You will actually gain a little speed for a second or two.) As long as you can keep your speed above 0 MPH and reach the boss battle area, your game will continue.
Contributed By: jup.
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