Catherine

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  • Very Easy mode

    At the main menu, highlight the "Golden Playhouse" option and hold Back until the screen flashes to unlock the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Bonus Rapunzel levels

    At the Rapunzel arcade games title screen after completing the first 64 stages, press Up, Down(2), Up(3), Down(4), Right to unlock new Rapunzel levels. If you entered the code correctly, the colors will change. Repeat the code to disable its effect.

  • Colosseum mode

    Successfully complete the game to unlock Colosseum mode.

  • Babel mode levels

    Get the indicated number of Gold Prizes from the Golden Playhouse on the Normal or higher difficulty to unlock the corresponding level in Babel mode:

      Altar: One Gold Prize
      Axismundi: Nine Gold Prizes
      Menhir: Three Gold Prizes
      Obelisk: Five Gold Prizes

  • Stage skip

    Get a Gold Trophy in all stages in a chapter consecutively on the Normal or higher difficulty to earn a Gold Trophy for the entire chapter. When you replay that chapter, press Start to skip any of the stages, including the Boss stage. This is useful for unlocking all the endings, especially for the final chapter. Note: To get a Gold Trophy for a stage, you must collect all the Gold Coins and have a Full Step combo from the beginning of the stage until the end. Step combos are not retained if you die and restart at a checkpoint.

  • Juicebox songs

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding song:

      A Way of Life (Persona 3 Portable): Send 20 text messages.
      Alone (Persona 4): Continue to stay in the bar after everyone leaves.
      Amaravati (DDS Avatar Tuner 2): Use a spring block three consecutive times.
      An Die Freude (Catherine): View all endings.
      Backside Of The TV (Persona 4): Earn three Gold Prizes on Normal/Hard.
      Battle for Survival (DDS Avatar Tuner 2): Successfully complete the Obelisk bonus stage in Babel.
      Blind Alley (Persona 3 FES): Get the "True Catherine" ending.
      Brand New Days: The Beginning (Persona 3 FES): Get the "Bad Catherine" ending.
      Burn My Dread (Persona 3): Earn all Gold Prizes on Normal/Hard.
      Configuration (DDS Avatar Tuner): Solve Daniel's problem.
      Good Morning, New Day (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 9.
      Heartful Cry (Persona 3 FES): Successfully complete the Axis Mundi bonus stage in Babel.
      Heaven (Persona 4): Unlock everything.
      Hunting (DDS Avatar Tuner): Earn five Gold Prizes on Normal/Hard.
      Inherent Will (DDS Avatar Tuner 2): Hear all the trivia about Whiskey.
      It's a Golden Show (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 1.
      Iwatodai Dorm (Persona 3): Get the Good Katherine ending.
      Jouji Washington (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 7.
      Lost Lamb (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 2.
      Mad Mart (DDS Avatar Tuner 2): Detonate 15 blocks at once.
      Mass Destruction (Persona 3): Successfully complete the Menhir bonus stage in Babel.
      Memories of the City (Persona 3): Solve Todd's problem.
      Muladhara (DDS Avatar Tuner): Hear all the trivia about Beer.
      Om Mani Padme Hm (DDS Avatar Tuner 2): Solve Justin's problem.
      On the Lamb, Between ♂ and ♀ (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 8.
      Paulownian Mall (Persona 3): Move a solid block 10 consecutive times.
      Persona 3 FES theme song (Persona 3 FES): Solve everyone's problem.
      Play (Shin Megami Tensei: NOCTURNE): Get the "Good Catherine" ending.
      Pursuing My True Self (Persona 4): Earn all Gold Prizes on Hard.
      Rapunzel (Catherine): Successfully complete 64 stages in Rapunzel.
      River of Samsara (DDS Avatar Tuner): Get the "True Freedom" ending.
      Sheep Pinnacle (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 6.
      Shepherd's Funeral March (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 5.
      Signs of Love (Persona 4): Get the "Good Freedom" ending.
      SMILE (Persona 4): Get the "True Katherine" ending.
      Soul Phrase (Persona 3 Portable): Solve Archie's problem.
      Staff Credits (Shin Megami Tensei: NOCTURNE): Move five blocks at once.
      Stalked In The Dark (Catherine): Get the "Bad Katherine" ending.
      Sun (Persona 3 Portable): Successfully complete the Altar bonus stage in Babel.
      Svadhisthana (DDS Avatar Tuner): Solve Morgan's problem.
      The Melancholy of R30 (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 3.
      This Strange Feeling (Persona 3): Hear all the trivia about Cocktail.
      Thus Spoke Brooks (Catherine): Successfully complete Stage 4.
      Title Loop 2 (Shin Megami Tensei: NOCTURNE): Discover the hidden Rapunzel.
      Trisha (Catherine): Earn one Gold Prize on Normal/Hard.
      Wiping All Out (Persona 3 Portable): Successfully complete the game.
      World Map (Shin Megami Tensei: NOCTURNE): Hear all the trivia about Sake.
      World Map ~Real World~ (Shin Megami Tensei: NOCTURNE): Slide an ice block five spaces.
      YO (Catherine): Change a song in the jukebox.
      Your Affection (Persona 4): Discover the truth about Rapunzel.

  • Alternate endings

    Successfully complete the indicated task in Level 9 to unlock the corresponding ending:

      Bad Cheater's: Answer "Yes" to Question 2, "Yes" to Question 3, and "Chaotic Excitement" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the blue.
      Bad Lovers': Answer "Yes" to Question 2, "Yes" to Question 3, and "Peaceful Days" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the red.
      Good Cheater's: Answer "Yes" to Question 2, "Yes" to Question 3, and "Chaotic Excitement" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the red.
      Good Freedom: Answer "No" to Question 2, "No" to Question 3, and "Yes" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in either the red or blue.
      Good Lovers': Answer "Yes" to Question 2, "Yes" to Question 3, and "I'm Ready" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the blue.
      True Cheater's: Answer "No" to Question 2, "Yes" to Question 3, and "Yes" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the red.
      True Freedom: Answer "No" to Question 2, "No" to Question 3, and "Yes" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter neutral.
      True Lovers': Answer "Yes" to Question 2, "No" to Question 3, and "I'm Ready" to Question 4, and have your Karma meter in the blue.

  • Reset step combo

    Use the following trick to make completion of an entire level in a one step combo easier. When your combo bar is almost fully drained, select "Undo" to reset the entire bar. This gives you a better chance at completing the level in one combo.

  • Easy retries in Level 4-1

    At the start of the level, notice the retry pillow. Get the pillow, and immediately press Start, then retry the level. Repeat this until you have 99 retries.

  • Achievements

    Accomplish the indicated achievement to get the corresponding number of Gamerscore points:

      The Nightmares Have Just Begun. (5 points): Conquer Stage 1.
      Dreams Come True (100 points): View all of the endings.
      Read All About It! (10 points): Get Justin out of his jam.
      A New Look (10 points): Help Todd out of his trouble.
      Mother Inferior (10 points): Help Archie work through his quandary.
      Love is Patient, Love is Kind (10 points): Resolve Daniel's dilemma.
      One Last Case (10 points): Help Morgan clean up his mess.
      Everyday Hero (50 points): Help everyone out of their predicaments.
      Play It Again, Vince... (5 points): Use the jukebox to change the music.
      Text Junkie (20 points): Reply to at least 20 text messages by the end of the final day.
      Welcome to the Colosseum (10 points): Unlock the Colosseum mode.
      Push It to the Limit! (10 points): Push 5 blocks at once. (Golden Playhouse)
      Have an Ice Day (10 points): Slide an Ice Block 5 or more blocks. (Golden Playhouse)
      Bomberlamb (20 points): Hit 15 blocks with a single explosion. (Golden Playhouse)
      I Can Fly! (30 points): Jump on a Spring Block 3 times in a row. (Golden Playhouse)
      Take Your Time (30 points): Move a Dark Block 10 times in a row. (Golden Playhouse)
      Sake Sensei (10 points): Listen to all the sake sound bites.
      Beer Baron (10 points): Listen to all the beer factoids.
      Cocktail Connoisseur (10 points): Listen to all the cocktail trivia.
      Whisky Wiseman (10 points): Listen to all the whisky minutiae.
      You Don't Have To Go Home... (5 points): Stay in the bar until all the other customers leave.
      Babel's Calling (10 points): Unlock the Altar by earning 1 Gold Prize on Normal or Hard.
      Altar Conquered! (10 points): Complete Stage 1 of Babel.
      3-Star Man (15 points): Unlock Menhir by earning 3 Gold Prizes on Normal or Hard.
      Menhir Conquered! (15 points): Complete Stage 2 of Babel.
      5-Star Man (20 points): Unlock the Obelisk by earning 5 Gold Prizes on Normal or Hard.
      Obelisk Conquered! (20 points): Complete Stage 3 of Babel.
      Past a Heap of Puzzles (10 points): Beat Stage 64 of Rapunzel.
      Cheers To You! (10 points): Unlock all other Achievements!

    Additionally, there are 21 secret achievements:

      The Great Escape (5 points): Conquer Stage 2.
      Let My Sheep Go (10 points): Conquer Stage 3.
      No One Expects the... (10 points): Conquer Stage 4.
      Crossing the Courtyard (15 points): Conquer Stage 5.
      What Time is It? (15 points): Conquer Stage 6.
      Path to the Altar (20 points): Conquer Stage 7.
      Making Legends (20 points): Conquer Stage 8.
      True Freedom! (30 points): Conquer Stage 9.
      A Life Without Regrets... (10 points): View the true Freedom ending.
      Starting a New Life (10 points): View the true Lover ending.
      Lord of the Night (10 points): View the true Cheater ending.
      Whatever, Buddy (10 points): View the normal Freedom ending.
      Just Like Old Times (10 points): View the normal Lover ending.
      Sleepless Nights (10 points): View the normal Cheater ending.
      Nighty Night (10 points): View the bad Lover ending.
      Hit the Road, Vincent (10 points): View the bad Cheater ending.
      Taking on the Gods (30 points): Unlock Axis Mundi by earning all Gold Prizes on Normal or Hard.
      A God is Born! (100 points): Conquer the final stage of Babel.
      The Golden Child (100 points): Earn Gold Prizes on all Hard difficulty stages.
      A Mystery Within a Puzzle (20 points): Uncover the truth behind Rapunzel.
      Legendary Prince (50 points): Hear Rapunzel's sad song.

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