Fight your way through the pier and face off against Shiva.
Defeat the acrobatic twin sisters at the Atlas dance club and find out the shocking news.
Investigate the construction site and destroy the doppelganger at the top-level.
Defeat Yamato at the end of the railway and discover the secret entrance to the Syndicate's hideout.
Reach the penthouse of Mr. X's tower and destroy his decoy.
Defeat Jet and his Rocket-squad.
You've exposed Shiva's deception and defeated him once more... but Mr.X is still out there!
You've defeated Mr. X and averted a full-scale war, but the Rakushin left terrible scars on the city.
You've defeated Mr. X and thwarted his disastrous plan. Wood Oak City's gratitude will be forever yours!
Recruit Ash after beating him at the pier.
Recruit Shiva after beating him at the back alley.
Defeat Danch and free Victy from the shackles of his cruel master - [Round-select allowed]
Get through the dance club without using special attacks. [Round-select allowed]
Kill an enemy by hitting him with a barrel - [Round-select allowed]
Escape from the bulldozer in 42 seconds or less - [Round-select allowed]
Cause all 33 enemies to die from falling down the lift, without falling yourself on very hard mode. [Round-select allowed]
Destroy Break with Super-Axel's special attack.
Vault over the enemy as the railroad vehicle approaches, so that the enemy is killed, but you don't get hit - [Round-select allowed]
Find a secret passage in the underground pagoda. [Round Select allowed]
Clear a room of enemies in the prison building without attacking them or picking up weapons - [Round-select allowed]
Save General Petrov in the last possible moment - [Round-select allowed]
Keep killing Jet's Rockets until the reinforcements dry up - [Round-select allowed]
Get through the woods of the Green-leaf district without stepping on a trap - [Round-select allowed]
Destroy all 20 Mr. A-Zs at the factory on normal or higher - [Out-of-bounds Robots despawn], [Round-select allowed]
Destroy Dr. Zero's mechanical arm before he can use it in it's broken state. [Round-select allowed]
Destroy Neo X with at least 2:25 left on the timer - [Round-select allowed]
Get the first blitz attack upgrade.
Get the second blitz attack upgrade.
Get the final blitz attack upgrade.
Try out every starting character. [Extra continue cheat allowed]
Get 9 Lives.
Fail to throw a Big Ben-type enemy.
Throw a Big-Ben type enemy with Sammy.
Perform a throw-reversal after being grabbed from behind.
Land on your feet after being thrown.
Survive by a hair's breadth and heal back to full life.
Are you even hungry?
Kill 60 enemies without picking up a weapon - [Round-select allowed]
Kill 120 enemies on very hard mode without dying - [Round-select allowed]
Kill 50 enemies on 'very hard' difficulty without taking damage - [Round-select allowed]
Kill 15 Mifune-type enemies with Axel's sword special attacks. [Continue resets progress] [Round-select allowed]
Kill 20 Galsia-type enemies with Blaze's Knife special moves. [Continue resets progress]
Kill 3 enemies with a single ultimate stick special attack performed by Sammy - [Round-select allowed]
Destroy 'Break' and 'Robo X' with Zan's energy ball attack successively. [Round-select allowed], [Continue resets progress]
Beat the game on very hard, without using continues.
Beat the game on 'Very Hard' difficulty.
Uncover the golden path of greed and follow it to its unlucky conclusion.
Uncover the path of life and expose the impostor to the world.