Our childhood would have been incomplete if video games weren’t around. Be it summer vacation or post-examination holiday, we all enjoyed playing our favourite games for hours and hours. And, for as long as these video games have been with us there have been cheat codes to provide us with certain advantages.
On platforms like Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation, and laptops finding cheat codes was a thrill in its self. Initially, these codes were inserted in the game by the developers to test the game and were hard to come by but as the craze for these codes grew, the gaming companies started leaking these codes themselves to keep the interest of the players going for a long time.
From experimenting various button combinations to seeking help from other players for inside info to searching the net, gamers are always on a hunt for these codes to activate new features or powers and enhance the experience of gaming. Today, these codes have become as popular as the game itself.
We have compiled a comprehensive list of these popular cheat codes. See how many you have used and how many are new for you. Happy Gaming.
The Konami Code
Who hasn’t played Contra or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time, in their childhood. Given the ruthless nature of the game, this code became very famous in no time. The Konami code is undoubtedly the most famous code of all time. This code was placed by the developer in almost 100 of its games and for each game, it unlocked a new feature. The code itself got so famous that Google also activated it. The code will change the background in Google hangouts to mountainside view
The famous Konami Code:
Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start
The best thing about ‘The Sims‘ is that you can live the lives of your character to attain a successful life. This game was a huge hit on PS4 and PC. Earning money for your characters is tough with low income and small houses but if you know the cheat codes you could get extra Simoleons. You can use these extra Simoleons for extra upgrades. The best part is you can continue to enter the code to get these Simoleons.
The Sims 4 cheat code for Simoleons
Enter Ctrl+Shift+C and then type in “rosebud” or “klapaucius“ or “kaching” to get 1000 simoleons.
Type “motherlode” to get 50,000 simoleons.
The Sims 4 cheat codes for building
Go into build mode and open the cheat dialogue box and type “bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement” to get locked career items.
The Sims 4 cheat for household funds
Type in “testingcheats true” and then type in “Money X” with the “x” being the amount you’d want in the account. For example, “Money 123456” will make the household funds 123,356 exactly
This one is a classic, a first shooter game launched in 1993. Not many players could finish the game before dying multiple times. But, there was a God Mode, which when activated lead the player to smash the opponent without the fear of being killed.
How To Activate God Mode:
On laptop you press CTRL + ALT + ~ and then enter “Iddqd”
To teleport directly to the secret level, type “idclev19” while playing.
List of other cheat codes for DOOM
- IDDQD — Invulnerability
- IDBEHOLDI — Temporary invisibility
- IDBEHOLDR — Temporary radiation suit
- IDBEHOLDS — Temporary berserk
- IDBEHOLDA — Temporary automap
- IDBEHOLDV — Temporary invulnerability
- IDBEHOLDL — Temporary light
- IDKFA — Full health, ammo, weapons, armor and keys
- IDFA — Full health, ammo, weapons, and armor
- IDDT — Change map detail
- IDCHOPPERS — Gain chainsaw
- IDCLEVxx — Warp to level ‘xx’ where xx is 01 to 19
- IDMYPOS — Displays your position and bearing
- IDMUSxx — Music select. ‘xx’ is the level who’s song you want.
- IDSPISPOPD — Walk through walls!
- IDCLIP — Walk through walls
Anyone who has played this classic arcade basketball game knows that if you were able to score 3 goals in a row you unlock a booster known as “On Fire”. This booster makes you unstoppable for a limited time in the game. But what if a cheat code could give you this booster for an unlimited period.
“press B seven times before starting a game and then hold Up, Y, and B until tip-off” and now you become unstoppable and a 3 pointer champ.
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
We all have played street fighter but Turbo was a different level game with some tough opponents. Akuma was one of the characters that were tough and to get him as the fighter one had to know the right sequence.
The Akuma cheat code
Highlight Ryu for three seconds, then go to T. Hawk for three seconds, press left and highlight Guile for three seconds, press down and highlight Cammy for three seconds, and then press left and then up to go to Ryu for three seconds. After getting back to Ryu and allowing three seconds to pass, players would have to then press HP+ MP+LP+Start.