Q: What are game cheats?
A: Obviously, they are more towards secret codes to enable you to
"cheat" the game, giving you the ability to win more easily.
They can be activated by executing a special move combination or
typing certain keys.
Q: What are the purposes of the game cheats?
A: Of course game developers created cheat codes not for players to
win the game they created easily. The main purposes is so that game
developers and beta testers can skip certain levels or access every
single item or weapons to test them thoroughly without wasting time.
But sometimes, cheats are not created in the first place. They may be
a bug or flaw that accidentally allows the player to do super-natural
stuff that was not intended by the games developers.
Q: Why are game cheats usually hidden?
A: Game developers spend a great deal of time to create a game. They
want the player to have fun playing the entire game, not just spending
2 hours or so to win by cheating. That is why they are hidden.
Q: If cheat codes are for the convinience of game
developers and beta testers, why are they still retained in the
A: Most software developers don't want to waste time removing them.
After all, they are kept secret (?). Others just leave it there for
the kicks of it or just for fun.
Q: If game cheats are kept secret, why are they
still known by players?
A: A good secret is hard to keep. Sometimes, beta testers or even the
game developers themselves spread the secret around. Others were
discovered by accident. Anyway, they are available all around the
Q: Where can I find cheat codes?
A: There are plenty of sites available. www.gamesdomain.com,
www.happypuppy.com & www.gamecenter.com
are just a few of them. Search through search engines. You'll find
plenty. You can also find sites dedicated to a certain game. Cheats
for the game are usually posted too.
Q: What can cheats do?
A: They usually give you invincibility or "god-mode",
unlimited health, get all weapons, items, go to next level, etc. But
some cheats are fun. They can unlock a certain feature that is hidden.
Maybe play a funny tune or do some certain action. But the best and
fun codes are those that can let you access levels, items or enemies
that has been put aside but not completely removed. Sometimes, game
developers create a certain level or item but find it not so well done
and rejected it but not completely removed. If you are fortunate, you
might be able to access some secret stuff. Developers also sometime
hide their credits screen and only accessible via cheat codes.
Q: Does every game has a cheat code?
A: Strangely, nearly all games has their own cheat code. Some cheat
codes are less useful or "powerful" then others. However,
there are some games that do not have any cheat codes at all. The
developers removed them from the final release of the game to make the
game more challenging. Westwood's infamous Red Alert is one of the
Q: Can I still cheat with a that doesn't have
A: As stated above, sometimes you might find a bug in a game that
allows you to do special things. But you can also download a cheat
program or "trainer" for games that doesn't have a cheat
code. The trainer will hack into the game and edit some stuff,
allowing you to cheat.
Q: Is it advisible to cheat in a game?
A: Frankly speaking, no. A cheat spoils a good game, making it less
challenging and no longer interesting. However, if you are stuck in a
certain level and really can't pass it, you might want to consider a
cheat. But it is more advisible to find tips and hints from the net