Twisted Metal Cheats for PlayStation 1

Cheat codes, level passwords, and vanity plate translations for PS1

Screen capture of Twisted Metal on PS1

Turn up the insanity with cheats for Twisted Metal on PS1. In addition to level passwords, there are secret messages to decipher and cheat codes to unlock infinite ammo, infinite turbo boost, and more vehicle upgrades.

These cheats are for the 1995 game Twisted Metal for the original PlayStation. There are separate cheats for the 2012 remake of Twisted Metal for PS3.

Twisted Metal PS1 Level Passwords

After choosing a vehicle, select Options > Passwords and enter one of these codes, then press Start to begin at the indicated level.

Level Password
Cyburbia X, Square, Triangle, Triangle, Triangle
Freeway Free For All X, Square, Square, Circle, Triangle
River Park Rumble X, Triangle, Square, Circle, Square
Rooftop Combat Square, Triangle, X, Circle, X
Warehouse District Warfare Circle, Triangle, Square, Circle, Circle
Final battle Triangle, X, Circle, Square, Triangle
Arena 2 (Secret Level) Square, Triangle, Circle, Square, Square

Twisted Metal Cheat Codes for PS1

Enter these codes at the password screen to unlock additional cheats.

To enter a blank space, press right or left on the D-pad to skip to the next character.

Cheat Code
Invincibility Square, Triangle, X, Space, Circle
Unlimited Ammunition Triangle, Space, Square, Circle, Circle
Unlimited Turbo Triangle, X, Triangle, Triangle, Circle
Enable Helicopter View (Arena, Rooftop, or Arena 2 stages) Circle, Circle, Triangle, X, Space

In-Game Cheats

These cheats can be activated at any time during a single-player game.

Cheat How to Activate
Enable Rear View Mirror Hold Right and press Start
List Remaining Opponents Hold X and press Start

How to Unlock the Secret Level

To unlock the secret level without using a code, beat the game on hard mode, then destroy the glass pyramid in the Rooftop stage. Drop down through the opening to enter the second arena.

License Plate Translations

Opponent vehicles have custom vanity license plates with clever meanings.

Character License Plate Meaning
Sweet Tooth ISKREEM Ice cream
Warthog UESUVA U. S. of A.
Outlaw DOWNTS Donuts
Darkside STNSPWN Satan's spawn
Hammerhead KILRGRN Killer green
Yellow Jacket DRTOLMN Dirty old man
Road Kill TYMTRPR Time trooper
Specter DHEDGIE Dead guy
Mr Grimm SOLTAKR Soul taker
Crimson Fury TRSTNOI Trust no one
Pit Viper GN4HYR Gun for hire
Thumper DRYVBY Drive by

Twisted Metal PS1 GameShark Cheats

The following Twisted Metal cheats are available through the GameShark utility for PS1:

Player 1 Codes

Cheat Code
Invincibility 801A1914 0080
One Hit Death 801A1914 0000
Unlimited Turbo 801A19CC 0090
Unlimited Power Missiles 801A1C06 0002
Unlimited Fire Missiles 801A1C00 0002
Unlimited Freeze Missiles 801A1C02 0002
Unlimited Homing Missiles 801A1C04 0002
Unlimited Tag Missiles 801A1C08 0002
Unlimited Rear Missiles 801A1C0A 0002
Unlimited Catapults 801A1C0C 0002
Unlimited Rear Flame 801A1C0E 0002
Unlimited Oil 801A1C12 0002
Unlimited Mines 801A1C10 0002
Unlimited Tire Spikes 801A1C14 0002
Unlimited Specials 801A1C16 0002
Mega Rapid Fire 801A1BF6 0000
Disable All Weapons (Except Gun) 801A1BFC 0009

Player 2 Codes

Cheat Code
Invincibility 801A1DB8 0070
One Hit Death 801A1DB8 0001
Unlimited Turbo 801A1E70 0090
Unlimited Power Missiles 801A20AA 0009
Unlimited Fire Missiles 801A20A4 0009
Unlimited Freeze Missiles 801A20A6 0009
Unlimited Homing Missiles 801A20A8 0009
Unlimited Tag Missiles 801A20AC 0009
Unlimited Rear Missiles 801A20AE 0009
Unlimited Catapults 801A20B0 0009
Unlimited Rear Flame 801A20B2 0009
Unlimited Oil 801A20B6 0009
Unlimited Mines 801A20B4 0009
Unlimited Tire Spikes 801A20B8 0009
Unlimited Specials 801A20BA 0009
Mega Rapid Fire 801A209A 0000
Disable All Weapons (Except Gun) 801A20A0 0009