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Kazuhisa Hashimoto, Creator of 'Konami Kode' Dies

Kazuhisa Hashimoto dies at the age of 61

Recently the news of Condolences came from the world of Video Games, Kazuhisa Hashimoto reported to have died at the age of 61.

Kazuhisa Hashimoto is the inventor of the ‘Konami Code’ which is very popular, the Konami Code itself is a series of legendary Cheat codes with the command “up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start” which will activate the cheat in various games made by Konami.

The Cheat Code created by Hashimoto was originally to facilitate Game Testing which he found difficult as in the Gradius Game.

And finally, Konami also applies it to other games such as Contra which can later give 30 lives for free to players.

Through its official Twitter account, Konami expresses its condolences for the death of the talented producer who first introduced ‘Konami Code’ to the world and is deeply saddened to hear the news that Kazuhisa Hashimoto has passed away.

Goodbye Kazuhisa Hashimoto, the figure behind the creation of the world’s most popular “Konami Code Cheat”.