|Fight as Gaia:|
Press Down, Down/Left, Left, Square (weak slash) at the title screen, as the words slide from the sides onto the screen. The word "fight" will be spoken to confirm correct code entry. From the character select screen, hold Up on Eiji and press any attack button. Gaia may now be played.
Fight as Sho:
Enter the Gaia code, and allow the game to go into demonstration mode. Press Start on controller two to return to the title screen. As the words appear, press Left, Right, Left, Right, Left + Square (weak slash) on controller two. The word "fight" will be spoken and the screen text will turn blue to confirm correct code entry. From the character select screen, push Down + Square on Kayin.
Press Select after highlighting a fighter on the character selection screen.
Instant secret moves:
Entering the codes to play as Gaia and Sho. Wait through the demonstration mode until the title screen appears. As the words appear, press Down/Left + Weak Kick on controller one. The word "fantastic" will be spoken and the screen text will turn white. To execute the secret moves, change the control type to use L1, L2, R1, and R2 as special buttons (A3 and A4). Note that this only can be done on the easy or very easy difficulty levels. Press L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 + Select during a fight to unleash the character's secret moves.
Instant desperation moves:
Choose a controller configuration (such as A4) that sets all four buttons as special attacks. Whenever your character's energy gauge is flashing, hitting all four top buttons together will execute the character's desperation move.
Configure controls under any difficulty:
Enter the instant secret move code and wait for demonstration mode to start. Press Start to display the title screen. As the words appear, press Left, Right, Left, Right, Left + Square (weak slash) on controller two. The word "fantastic" will be spoken and the screen text will turn yellow to confirm correct code entry. The control configuration may now be changed on any difficulty level.
Select a control type (such as A2) that does not use any of the shoulder buttons. A camera option labeled "Your Self" will now be available. Return to the control type selection and choose A5-G5. L1, L2, R1, and R2 will now control the camera angles during game play.
Pause the game. Press X + Triangle + Circle + Square + Select. The options menu will disappear, but the camera angles may still be controlled. Press X + Triangle + Circle + Square + Select again. The power bars and scores will disappear. Press L1, L2, R1, or R2 to scroll and zoom.
Set both controller types to "Camera" and remove the power bars using the previous code. While the game remains paused, hold L2 on controller two until the floor disappears. Then, use controller one to resume game play.
Press Select on controller two to advance frame by frame. Set the controller two type to "Camera" to allow it to change camera angles, while using controller one to zoom.
Controller two can be used to set the camera angle to view the fight from below ground level. The floor will be invisible. This particular camera angle can only be set while the game is paused. Press Start to continue playing using this unique view.
Press X + Triangle + Circle + Square + Select to re-display the options menu; or press Start to play without the energy gauges and scores.
To fight Sho, the true last boss of the game, finish the game without using a continue on normal difficulty or harder. Sho has Kayin's, Eiji's, and additional moves. The game's real endings will appear after Sho is defeated.
When the game is finished on a difficulty below NORMAL, Gaia must be defeated. If Gaia is beaten, a "desperation" move will be received. If the game is finished on a difficulty of normal or harder, and Sho is reached by not using any continues and beaten, a secret move will be received. Continues may be used while fighting against Sho.
Pause game play then switch the game CD with an audio CD of your choice. The new music will be played when the game is resumed.