Successfully complete the game on the Brutal difficulty. Then, enter one of the following codes at the title screen to activate the corresponding graphical filter:
- Brutal mode filter color: Press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right, Left, Right, X, Circle.
- Hard mode filter color: Press Up(2), Down(2), L1, R1, L1, R1, X, Circle.
- Normal mode filter color: Press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right, Left, Right, Circle, X.
Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:
- A Close Encounter of the Scrolling Kind (Bronze): Complete your first Sector.
- Sector Perfecter (Bronze): Complete all Sectors in one Stage.
- S Is for SideScroller (Bronze): Complete all three Stages.
- So Long, and Thanks for All the Bullets (Gold): Defeat the final Boss.
- Mostly Harmful (Bronze): Complete any Sector on the Hard difficulty setting.
- Great, kid. Don't get cocky. (Bronze): Complete any Sector on the Brutal difficulty setting.
- Triple Crowner (Bronze): Get all three hidden Crowns in any Sector.
- You Make Me Wish I Had Three Hands (Bronze): Use each weapon one time.
- Spin-a-delic (Bronze): Defeat 50 enemies using the Charge Attack.
- You Are the Pris to My Roy (Bronze): Complete any Sector by playing with a friend in co-op mode.
- Combolicious (Bronze): String together a Combo of 100 points or more.
- Pedal to the Medal (Bronze): Receive the highest ranking Medal on any Sector.
- Q-Beams Glitter in the Dark (Bronze): Defeat 10 enemies or more using one Laser shot.
- Ender's Game (Bronze): Complete any Sector without getting hit by a single shot.
- Spin Long and Prosper (Silver): Complete any Sector without firing a single shot. (Hint: Use the Charge Attack!)