Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto dies at 61

9:48am PST - February 26th, 2020    easter 2020 - Polygon

Kazhusia Hashimoto, a programmer and producer for Konami in the 1980s and 1990s, died Feb. 25, 2020. Hashimoto was famous for creating the “Konami Code,” a cheat code that bestowed extra lives and multiple power-ups on harried players of difficult NES games.