Released: Mar 8, 1990
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Astyanax. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
To have unlimited continues, when you're met with a "Game Over" screen, press, A + B + Start + Select. This will allow you to continue on the level you left off on.
To activate Invincibility, on the title screen, press Up, Up, Up, Up, Down, Left, Right, Up, Start. If you enter this cheat code correctly, you will hear a sound effect play confirming that you did.
To activate level select, while on the title screen, press Up, Down, Left, Right, B, B, B, B, Start. If you entered this correctly, the level select menu will automatically appear.
To select and view any of the game's cutscenes, while on the title screen, press Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, A, B, Start. Use the Select button the cycle through them and press Start to play the demo.
To activate the sound test, on the title screen, press Up, Down, Right, Left, Up, Down, Right, Left, Start. If you entered this correctly, the sound test menu will slide into view. Up or Down on the D-pad will cycle through BGM and you can press B to play them. Left or Right on the D-pad will cycle through Effects and you can press A to play them.
To view the ending clip and credits of the games, first enable the demo select menu from the title screen by pressing Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, A, B, Start. Next, press B, B, A, A, B, A, Up, Down, Start while on the demo select menu. This will play the ending of the game and roll the credits.
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|
|Infinite weapon power||SXKGYISA|
|Infinite spell power||AUEKGUAP|
|Start with 6 lives||IEUEUGZA + IASAXZZA|
|Start with 9 lives||AEUEUGZE + AASAXZZE|
|Start with 99 lives||OPSAXZZE|
|Hit anywhere||GXKSKPEL + GXUISPAL|
|Keep weapons after you die||SZUGEUVK|
|Start with Blast spell||PAKEKZAA|
|Start with Bind spell||ZAKEKZAA|
|Start with more power||GPKAXZGA|
|Skip intro screen||AAOOUSET|