View Full Version : French presidential candidate uses 'Konami code' for an awesome retro cut-scene

04-19-2012, 07:16 PM
On his website...


If you use the famous Konami code on a French candidate website, you will see an amazing retro cut-scene... check it out inside!

Well, this surely is a pretty cool campaign. If you go to the French politician and presidential candidate François Bayrou website (http://bayrou.fr/), and enter the famous Konami Code a NES-style cut-scene with retro 8-bit visuals will show up!

If you go to Bayrou's site and enter the famous cheat code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A) you'll be greeted with an NES-style cut-scene featuring 8-bit visuals, a retro soundtrack, and what appears to be an epic tale (our French is a little rusty) complete with the terrific closing line "insert vote to continue." Bayrou is the current president of France's Democratic Movement, and last year announced his candidacy for the upcoming French presidential elections, the first round of which is set to take place later this month. While we're not sure just how big the retro gaming community is in terms of voting power, using the Konami code should at least give Bayrou a few extra votes — if not 30 extra lives.

That's pretty cool. Check it out how it looks by watching the video below!


NEWS SOURCE: http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/16/2952309/french-politician-francois-bayrou-konami-code

Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this news story!