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Konami Code Creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto has passed away

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, the creator of the famous “Konami code” cheat that originated in the 1986 NES port of Gradius, has died, Konami has announced. For those not in the know, the code is “up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start,” with varying effects depending on the game. Hashimoto created the code during the development of the

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Konami releases trailer for “Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection”

Konami has unveiled a trailer for its retro game compilation Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection, which includes 8 classic 80s titles faithfully represented in their original retro aesthetic.* Here’s a list of the games included: Scramble TwinBee Nemesis (aka Gradius) Salamander (aka Life Force) Typhoon (aka A-Jax) Haunted Castle Vulcan Venture (aka Gradius II) Thunder Cross https://youtu.be/KpD5C4lBrIM Here a breakdown of

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