After 25 Years, A New Cheat Code Has Been Found For Road Fighter Alpha 2 On The SNES

Street Fighter Alpha 2© Capcom

Road Fighter II is a kind of video games that may perpetually be linked with the SNES, due to the truth that Nintendo’s 16-bit console was the primary house system to get a port of the arcade sensation. Who is aware of what number of avid gamers minimize their tooth on this version somewhat than the coin-op? It is a fairly legendary conversion and one which sarcastically overshadows the truth that the SNES additionally received a port of the more-advanced Road Fighter Alpha 2 afterward in its life.

Launched in 1996, Road Fighter Alpha 2 was arguably higher suited to the (then) newfangled 32-bit consoles just like the Saturn and PlayStation, however the truth that the SNES received it in any respect was (and nonetheless is) spectacular. What’s much more spectacular is the truth that this oft-derided port has hid a cheat code for 1 / 4 of a century.

Programmer Gizaha from the Zeldix boards has been reverse-engineering the sport, and, throughout this course of, has found a beforehand unknown code which unlocks the hidden boss Shin Akuma as a playable character.

The code has been verified by EventHub, and requires you to complete the sport’s Arcade Mode and set a brand new excessive rating. As soon as that is performed, you have to enter the initials KAJ within the excessive rating desk, return to the title display screen and maintain down the L, X, Y and Begin buttons on a controller plugged into the console’s second controller port whereas the participant one pad is used to pick the ‘Versus’ mode. From right here, participant one or two can choose Shin Akuma by holding the Begin button whereas choosing regular Akuma. You will know you have been profitable as a result of Akuma’s clothes will change color.

Have you ever pulled this cheat off personally? Bear in mind, Road Fighter Alpha 2 is offered on the Wii U Digital Console, so it is value a attempt…

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