It’s The Konami Code’s 35th Anniversary, And That Means Merch

Up, up, down, down… You know the rest.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the famous Konami Code, and for some reason, that means we’re being treated to a new wave of merchandise based on, well… buttons.

As you may well know, the hidden ‘Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A’ command was first used in Gradius back in 1986 – when you enter it, you benefit from a handy power-up that goes a long way towards helping you clear some of the game’s tougher moments.

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