SNES Classic Game Cheats, Level Selects, Codes, Unlocks, Passwords - Super Mario World, Zelda A Link to the Past, Mario Kart, Donkey Kong Country, Metroid, Mega Man X, Castlevania IV, Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts

SNES Classic Game Cheats, Level Selects, Codes, Unlocks, Passwords - Super Mario World, Zelda A Link to the Past, Mario Kart, Donkey Kong Country, Metroid, Mega Man X, Castlevania IV, Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts

SNES Classic release date, SNES Mini price, SNES Classic US pre-order, and more. All you need to know about the SNES Classic Edition including SNES Classic reviews. All the cheat codes that exist for the games included with the SNES Classic.

If you have bought a lovely SNES Classic Edition but want to get the most out of the games without putting in any hard work, we’ve got the cheats you need. Read on for cheats, passwords, and level select info for Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Donkey Kong Country, Kirby Super Star, Mega Man X, Street Fighter 2 Turbo, Super Castlevania IV, Super Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts and more.

For quite possibly the biggest source of SNES Classic Edition info on the internet, check out our SNES Classic Mini Guide Hub.

Super Mario World Cheat Codes

Enter this code once you beat Bowser and Princess Peach is being freed. Hold the buttons until the credits start.

Hold L+R+X+Y+UpMario will be walking very strangely in the credits

Super Mario Kart Cheat Codes

Hold Y, then push A on Character SelectMakes you small
Hold Y, then push A on Character SelectMakes you big again
Go to Time Trial or 2P Match Race, Select Mushroom Cup and press: L,R,L,R,L,L,R,R,AUnlock Special Cup

Zelda: A Link to the Past Unlimited Rupees Cheat

To get unlimited rupees in Zelda: A Link to the Past there’s a room you can keep re-entering, getting 50 rupees each time.

In the normal world, head to the area before the desert that’s to the west of the swamps. Lift the large green rock and you’ll find a secret cave. In the cave you can lift pots to find a 50 rupees in total. Leave the cave and then re-enter and you can get 50 rupees over and over.

Yoshi’s Island Cheat Codes

On the level select screen, hold down SELECT and press: X X Y B A Shortcut to Mini-games

Super Metroid Unlock All Endings

Unlockable EndingHow to Unlock
2nd Best EndingBeat the game within 3:01-10:00
Best EndingBeat the game in under 3 hours
Easiest endingBeat the game making sure your file has more than 10 hours on it.

Donkey Kong Country Cheat Codes

Cheat CodeCheat Effect
On game select screen, highlight erase data, press B, A, Down, B, Up, Down, Down, Y and then A.Bad Buddy Code (Free Switching between two players)
Highlight ''Erase game'' and press Down, A,R,B,Y, Down, A,Y, then press Select.Unlock Music Test
While the intro is playing, press Down, Y, Down, Down, Y.Practice the bonus rounds
Go to File Select Screen, select Erase Game (should flash), press B, A, R, R, A, L. Now choose a game.50 Lives

Star Fox Cheats

This one isn’t really a cheat as such, but it is a neat little thing you can do. On the continue screen, once you’ve lost your last ship, you can actually move the polygons about the screen.

Star Fox Polygon Moving Controls

Controller 1:

  • Left and Right - Rotate object horizontally
  • Up and Down - Rotate object vertically
  • L button - Zoom in
  • R button - Zoom out
  • X button - Stop rotation
  • A button - Hold it down while rotating to ''draw'' with the object. Release the button to clear the screen.

Controller 2:

  • Up,Down,Left,Right,SELECT,START,Y, or B-Changes to a different object

Kirby’s Dream Course Unlockables

Get a Silver or Gold medal on every normal Course.1-Player Extra Courses
Get any medal on every normal Course.2-Player Extra Courses
Get Gold medals in every Extra course.Map Select for Extra courses
Get Silver or Gold medals in every Extra course.Map Select for Normal courses
Get any medal on every Extra Course.Sound Test

Kirby Super Star Unlockables

UnlockableHow to Unlock
ArenaBeat all previous stages
Milky Way WishesBeat Great Cave Offensive and Revenge of Meta-Knight
Revenge of Meta-KnightBeat DynaBlade
Sound TestBeat the Arena

Mega Man X Cheat Codes/Passwords

8441 2176 44234 Sub-Tanks, All Turbo Hearts, All Upgrades, All Bosses Defeated
5724 8418 3588All 4 Subtanks, no armor, no weapons, no hearts
2653 3858 7584All 4 Tanks, all heart tanks, and all bosses defeated.
8447 4666 6156All abilities, heart tanks, sub-tanks, all bosses defeated, Zero's buster
6624 5468 8588All armor upgrades, subtanks
4723 2486 1324All Bosses Defeated - No Leg/Body/Helmet/Buster/Heart/SubTank
4653 4688 7884All bosses defeated 2 turbo hearts 2 subtanks
2137 3188 8121All bosses except Boomer Kuwanger and Sting Chameleon dead.
2556 2582 7114All bosses except Sting Chameleon dead.
3676 4667 5148All powerups and armor upgrades, all bosses beaten the first time through.
3748 8612 5524All Subtanks & Hearts, NO Armor & Weapons
6485 1146 2321All Upgrades No bosses Defeated
5583 4618 5824All Upgrades, All bosses defeated, 1 turbo heart.
4423 8832 7824All Upgrades, Chill Penguin Defeated, Storm Eagle Defeated
8141 2136 4426All weapons, sub tanks, hearts, and levels completed
4764 8768 7748Arm Capsule only
5147 8437 4536Armored Armadillo defeated
7374 2268 6281Beat the top half, and have collected the power ups on the top half.
4764 5788 3748Body Capsule only
5151 3427 4261Boomer Kuwanger defeated
5286 7136 5124Chill Penguin and Storm Eagle dead.
4768 7258 1871Chill Penguin Defeated
5337 5377 4171Chill Penguin, Storm Eagle, and Flame Mammoth dead.
2147 5277 1281Chill Penguin, Storm Eagle, Flame Mammoth, and Spark Mandrill dead.
6431 5168 8171Chill Penguin, Storm Eagle, Flame Mammoth, Spark Mandrill, and Armoured Armadillo dead plus slide ability and head capsule.
2656 5112 3164Chill Penguin, Storm Eagle, Flame Mammoth, Spark Mandrill, and Armoured Armadillo dead.
7431 3842 8523Everything unlocked except no beaten Sigma
843727888161Everyone except sting chameleon defeated, 6 heart tanks, 3 armor upgrades, and 3 sub-tanks
8441 2336 2421Everything obtained except Leg Capsule
3733 6838 8744Final Sigma Level/Last Battle
1764 1488 7748First mini-level beaten
1573 5232 7264Flame Mammoth defeated
1447 1838 1271Full armor, 2 hearts, 2 sub-tanks, Chill Penguin, Storm Eagle and Flame Mammoth defeated
5447 4177 4536Extra life tank
6111 8747 4181Have Storm Eagle, Flame Mammoth, Chill Penguin, & Boomer Kuwanger dead w/ chest, helmet, arms, leg upgrades, 1 sub-tank, and a turbo heart
4664 1718 7748Head Capsule only
1556 6642 7448Launch Octopus defeated
5382 8566 2656Leg Dash No bosses Defeated
4425 7272 3821Leg Dash, Helmet Enhancement, No Bosses Defeated
1422 1412 7756Leg Dash,Helmet enhancement with no bosses defeated
2653 7248 6488No Leg Dash, Chill Penguin Defeated
5385 7136 6321Opening Stage beat
5131 7358 4181Spark Mandrill defeated
5385 7136 6861Sting Chameleon defeated
6483 7376 5124Storm Eagle defeated
3475 5668 2581To have all Turbo Hearts, all Sub-Tanks, and all Armor Upgrades with no bosses defeated

Street Fighter 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting Cheats

Cheat InputUnlock
After the Capcom logo disappears, on Controller 2 press: Down, R, Up, L, Y, BMega Turbo
After the ''Licensed by Nintendo'' logo fades away, press: Down, R, Up, L, Y, B.No Special Moves
On the Stage Select screen, on Controller 2 press: Down, R, Up, L, Y, and B. Press Y and B to Toggle Special Skills on and off.Toggle Special Skills On/Off (V.S . Battle)

Super Castlevania 4 Cheats and Level Select

Note: For these codes to work, leave the ‘Enter Your Name’ field blank.

Cheat InputUnlock
heart-axe-space-holy water, axe-space-space-heart, space-axe-space-space, space-heart-space-spaceHigher Difficulty
Space-Space-Space-Space, Firebombs-Space-Space-Space, Space-Space-Space-Space, Firebombs-Space-Space-SpaceLevel 2
Space-Space-Space-Axe, Firebombs-Space-Space-Space, Space-Space-Space-Space, Heart-Space-Space-SpaceLevel 3
Space-Space-Space-Firebombs, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Firebombs-Space-Axe, Space-Space-Space-SpaceLevel 4
Space-Space-Space-Space, Firebombs-Space-Space-Space, Space-Space-Space-Axe, Firebombs-Axe-Space-SpaceLevel 5
Space-Space-Space-Space, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Firebombs-Space-Axe, Firebombs-Axe-Space-SpaceLevel 6
Space-Space-Space-Firebombs, Firebombs-Hart-Space-Space, Space-Heart-Space-Firebombs, Space-Axe-Space-SpaceLevel 7
Space-Space-Space-Space, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Firebombs-Space-Firebombs, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-SpaceLevel 8
Space-Space-Space-Axe, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Firebombs-Space-Firebombs, Heart-Firebombs-Space-SpaceLevel 9
Space-Space-Space-Heart, Firebombs-Heart-Space-Space, Space-Heart-Space-Heart, Axe-Firebombs-Space-SpaceLevel A
Space-Space-Space-Axe, Firebombs-Space-Space-Space, Space-Space-Space-Heart, Heart-Heart-Space-SpaceLevel B
Space-Space-Space-Firebombs, Firebombs-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Firebombs-Space-Space, Space-Heart-Axe-SpaceLevel B (Dracula)

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Level Select Cheat

Cheat InputUnlock
Highlight ''Exit'' on the option screen with Controller One. Hold L + Start on Controller Two and press Start on Controller One.Level Select

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