Vigilante 8

Strategy Guide


All vehicles

Enter "GANGS_UNLOCKED" as a password. Note: This does not unlock the UFO.

"Y" the Alien

Enter "GIMME_DA_ALIEN" as a password.

Super Dreamland 64 level

Enter "DDDDDDDDDDDDDD" as a password. Alternatively, successfully complete all of "Y" the Alien's missions in "Quest" mode to unlock the Nintendo 64 exclusive bonus level. -From:

All vehicles and levels

Enter "JTBT7CFD1LRMGW" as a password. -From:

Level select

Enter "LEVEL_SHORTCUT" as a password.


Enter "LIVING_FOREVER" as a password.

Missile power-up

Enter "MISSILE_ATTACK" as a password.

Quick firing weapons

Enter "FIRE_NO_LIMITS" as a password.

Ultra-high resolution mode

Enter "MAX_RESOLUTION" as a password.

Same vehicle in multi-player mode

Enter "MIX_MATCH_CARS" as a password.

Low gravity

Enter "A_MOON_GETAWAY" as a password.

No enemies

Enter "POPULATION_OUT" as a password.

Slow motion mode

Enter "GO_REALLY_SLOW" as a password.

Expert mode

Enter "I_AM_TOUGH_GUY" as a password.

View ending sequences

Enter "LONG_SLIDESHOW" as a password.

Play as Dave

Successfully complete "Quest" mode with Chassey Blue and Slick Clyde.

Play as Convoy

Successfully complete "Quest" mode with Sheila and John Torque.

Play as Molo

Successfully complete "Quest" mode with Loki and Houston 3.

Play as Sid Burn

Successfully complete "Quest" mode with Boogie and Beezwax.

Play as "Y" the Alien

Successfully complete "Quest" mode with all characters.

Special weapons

Enter the following actions while playing the game to active the special attack of the indicated weapon. Note: The required weapon must be in the inventory, but does not need to be currently active.

    Interceptor Missiles (Halo Decoy), uses 2 missiles

    Press Up(2), Down then shoot the machine gun to cause your opponent's homing missiles or special attacks to follow your missiles instead of your vehicle.

    Interceptor Missiles (Turbo), uses 2 missiles

    Press Up(3) then shoot the machine gun to speed up for a few seconds.

    Bull's Eye Rockets (Stampede), uses 1-5 rockets

    Press Up, Down, Up then shoot the machine gun to rapidly fire multiple non-homing rockets.

    Bull's Eye Rockets (Boost Rocket), uses 2 rockets

    Press Up, Down, Up, then shoot the machine gun. If an opponent is hit, he or she is taken for a sky ride.

    Sky Hammer Mortar (Turtle Turnover), uses 2 shells

    Press Down(3) then shoot the machine gun to flip your opponents' vehicles.

    Sky Hammer Mortar (Crater Maker), uses 5 shells

    Press Down(2), Up, then shoot the machine gun to drop a mega bomb that will leave a crater.

    Bruiser Cannon (Cow Puncher), uses 2 shells

    Press Down, Up, Down then shoot the machine gun to punch opponent vehicles back.

    Bruiser Cannon (Scatter Blast), uses six shells

    Press Down, Up(2), then shoot the machine gun to shoot six cannon shells simultaneously.

    Roadkill Mines (Cactus Patch), uses 1-6 mines

    Press Left, Right, Up then shoot the machine gun to rapidly deploy a group of mines.

    Roadkill Mines (Magnetic Mine), uses two mines

    Press Left, Right, Down, then shoot the machine gun to drop a mine that will attract nearby cars.

Game Shark Codes

Activate Cheat Modifier81181572 ????
Unlock Vehicle/Missions Finished
Chassey Blue80191298 001F
Slick Clyde80191299 001F
Sheila8019129A 001F
John Torque8019129B 001F
Dave8019129C 001F
Convoy8019129D 001F
Loki8019129E 001F
Houston 38019129F 001F
Boogie801912A0 001F
Beezway801912A1 001F
Molo801912A2 001F
Sid Burn801912A3 001F
"Y" the Alien801912A4 003F
Quantity Digits to Accompany Activate Cheat Modifier Code
0001 - Big Tires
0002 - Low Gravity
0004 - No Enemies
0008 - Invincibility
0010 - ?
0020 - Can Choose Same Cars
0040 - ?
0080 - ?
0100 - ?
0200 - ?
0400 - Missile Power-Up
0800 - Rapid Fire
1000 - Expert mode
2000 - Slow Motion Mode
4000 - Ultra-High Resolution Mode
8000 - ?

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