In Story Mode, in stages 3,5, or 12, find the wooden sign. When you find it, defeat all of the enemies in the area. Then stand in front of the sign.
Before you begin the game, go to the Option Menu and change the DIP switch to level Easy. Select a player and start the game. When the game starts or during any point in the game, reset the game by pressing A, B, C, and Start buttons simultaneously. Now at the title screen, select options and change the DIP switch to the normal or hard mode. Exit the options and select Load Game where it should read how many continues you have left (99) from easy level. Now, when you start the game, you'll be playing the Normal or Hard Mode with 99 continues.
Go to the options menu. Highlight the DIP Switch option. While highlighted, press and hold X + B + Z. Here is the hard part. While holding these, hold the down button. When the cursor goes down the screen, press the C button on the DIP switch menu as the cursor goes to the top of the screen again. If you did the trick correct, there will be another option at the bottom of the DIP switch screen. It is called Debug and you must turn it on.
Here's what you can do with the code:
Start at Level 200
Max or Zero life
Pause the game.
Hold X + Y + Z
Press Up for max life or Down for zero life
Forward or go Back to different battle scenes.
Forward 1 scene - R + Start
Forward 2 scenes - R + A + Start
Forward 3 scenes - R + B + Start
Forward 4 scenes - R + C + Start
Backwards 1 scene - L + R + Start
Backwards 2 scenes - L + R + A + Start
Backwards 3 scenes - L + R + B + Start
Backwards 4 scenes - L + R + C + Start
You can play all 45 characters in Vs battle.
You can max your characters power out.
You can choose which stage to begin on in story mode.
You can watch the different endings.