Originally Posted by The Ground
The Konami code was put in this game because it was made by older generation Game nerds. Nerds like me and my friends. One of them actually figured it out one day on his own just to see what would happen.
This is actually a common misconception. Unlike most key-sequence cheats the Konami Code is actually a sentient computer virus which somehow comes to inhabit all video games which reach its desired level of awesomeness. Nobody knows where it came from or what it intends to do. All we know is that up up down down left right left right b a b a start.