Life is Like a Video Game — Play to Win
If All Else Fails, Cheat.
Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, and start.
Many gamers know that sequence intimately. Known as the Konami Code, it’s perhaps the most famous video game hack. Creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto, who died earlier this year, built this code into 1986 title Gradius, as the game was too difficult to play during testing.