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Strider Returns: Journey from Darkness (Genesis)

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Title Screen

Strider Returns: Journey from Darkness

Also known as: Strider II (EU)
Developer: Tiertex
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Platform: Genesis
Released in US: 1992
Released in EU: 1992

LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.

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Get a high score of 2,000 points or more, then enter ENIREHTAK as a name. The sound of an explosion will confirm correct entry, and the following button combinations as well as track 16 "Game Complete" in the music test menu (which is normally disabled by default) will now be available:

  • Down + A + B + C: hide the "- Pause -" text.
  • Right + A + C: add an extra life; will take effect/have a sound effect play when you unpause.
  • Left + A + C: add a minute to the timer; will take effect/have a sound effect play when you unpause.
  • Down + Right + A + B + C: Makes Strider invincible.
  • Up + A + C: skips to the next level; takes effect immediately.

Alternately, activate patch code FFF5EC:FFFF.

"ENIREHTAK" is Katherine spelled backwards. Katherine refers to Katherine Findlay the eldest daughter of the lead programmer for the Genesis/Mega Drive version Allan Findlay.