Released: Aug 1986
- Atari 8 Bit
- Atari ST
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Arkanoid. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
To skip levels or rounds, when a level begins, hold Start + A till you move on to the next level or round This will allow you to keep skipping all the way to level 16.
To continue playing after you've been met with a Game Over screen, wait till you are sent back to the title screen. Next, hold A + B and press Select 5 times, then hit Start. This will send you back to the level you were on before your game over.
The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) with a Game Genie device or you can use these on any emulator that supports Game Genie Codes. If you want a Game Genie device, you can always check on Amazon for one.
|Cheat Effect||Cheat Code|
|Invincibility||SZXXNLSA + SXOLXGSA|
|Start with 6 lives||TAOPUGLA|
|Start with 9 lives||PAOPUGLE|
|Ball is square||VVZZPP|
|Ball moves very fast||GKIZZN|
|Different color palettes||IIZZIG|
|Don't lose power-ups||AAKEYLPA|
|Door on right side is open||SOTUVA|
|Start on level 5||IAOONGPA|
|Start on level 10||ZAOONGPE|
|Start on level 15||YAOONGPE|
|Start on level 20||GPOONGPA|
|Start on level 25||PPOONGPE|
|Start on level 30||TPOONGPE|