Released: Sep 1, 1991
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Super R-Type. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
To enable level select, hold R and press up 9 times while you're on the title screen. If you enter this cheat code correctly a sound effect will play letting you know it worked. To use the level selection option, pause the game and press R + Select + A. You will notice an option on the bottom left of the screen that will allow you to pick what level you want to go to.
To select whatever weapon combo you want press Down, R, Right, Down, Right, Right, Down, Right, Down, Down on the title screen. Now when you are on a level pause the game and press R, Right, Down, Y, Down, Right, Down, Left, Right, Down, Right, Right.
Next, pick your main weapon by pressing one of the buttons below.
Next, pick your passive missile type by pressing one of the buttons below.
If you beat the game on hard mode then when the game loops over again for a second playthrough you will be able to play on the pro difficulty mode.
The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Super Nintendo (SNES) 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|
|Start with 4 lives||D066-0F00 + CB66-0FD0 + DD66-0F60|
|Start with 5 lives||D966-0F00 + CB66-0FD0 + DD66-0F60|
|Start with 7 lives||D566-0F00 + CB66-0FD0 + DD66-0F60|
|Start with 9 lives||DB66-0F00 + CB66-0FD0 + DD66-0F60|
|Continue with 4 lives||D06C-A709 + CB6C-A7D9 + DD6C-A769|
|Continue with 5 lives||D96C-A709 + CB6C-A7D9 + DD6C-A769|
|Continue with 7 lives||D56C-A709 + CB6C-A7D9 + DD6C-A769|
|Continue with 9 lives||DB6C-A709 + CB6C-A7D9 + DD6C-A769|
|Always fire charge shots||DD87-04A1 + 7287-0FD1|
|Enable level select
To use, pause the game and press R, Select, A
|2D68-0769 + 2D68-0F69|
|One hit kills||6DBF-6F07|