• Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto has passed away at the age of 61

    1 month ago - By iMore

    The man responsible for the most iconic cheat code in history has died.
    What you need to know
    Kazuhisa Hashimoto created the Konami Code cheat - Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start.
    The cheat has been used in countless games, both from Konami and other publishers.
    Konami shared today on Twitter that Kazuhisa Hashimoto has died.
    We've got some sad news to share today. Konami has confirmed via Twitter that Kazuhisa Hashimoto, the creator of the Konami Code, has died at age 61. The sequence he created, Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start, is known...
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  • Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the Konami Code, has passed away

    Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the Konami Code, has passed away

    1 month ago - By Go Nintendo

    We're extremely sad to report that Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the Konami Code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start) has passed away at the age of 61. With the cheat code initially appearing in Gradius, the 1985 NES title from Konami, it has become a legendary passcode used across many different video games over the years , and is even used to unlock my own personal smartphone. He will be greatly missed, and will always be remembered every time the special code is inputted across video games everywhere.
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  • The creator of the Konami Code has died at age 61

    The creator of the Konami Code has died at age 61

    1 month ago - By VG 247

    Programmer Kazuhisa Hashimoto, best known in the games community as the creator of the Konami code, passed away last night at the age of 61.
    Hashimoto's death was first shared online by composer Yuji Takenouchi, who has worked on numerous Konami titles. Konami itself later confirmed Hashimoto's passing over Twitter.
    “We are saddened to hear about the passing of Kazuhisa Hashimoto, a deeply talented producer who first introduced the world to the ‘Konami Code,'” Konami wrote in a statement. “Our thoughts are with Hashimoto-san's family and friends at this time.”
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  • "Konami Code" Creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto Dies

    1 month ago - By US Gamer

    The developer of the infamous series of inputs reportedly died yesterday.
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