Streets of Rage II
Level and Lives Select
Go to the main menu. Hold down (A) + (B) on controller 2 while selecting Options. You can now select how many lives you start with (up to 9), choose your starting stage, and play at the Very Easy and Mania difficulty levels.
Contributed By: NTsui.
Same Character in 2 Player (EU)
At the title screen hold Right and B on Controller 1 and hold Left and A on Controller 2. Press C on Controller 2 with everything else still held down. Now both players can be the same person in 2 Player!
Contributed By: Maxaroth.