Featuring online play for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox Live; Area 51 is set in the U.S. governments most top-secret and secure facility located in the Nevada desert. Players take on the role of Lt. Nick Cross; a hazardous biological waste specialist sent to investigate. During his investigation; Lt. Cross stumbles across alien creatures and becomes infected with a biological mutagen that eventually transforms him into something not quite human. To save the earth and himself; Lt. Cross must fight to solve the enigma of Area 51.
Area 51 takes the player through eight massive levels within a clandestine government complex. Combining intense combat; exploration; adventure; discovery; and puzzle solving; the game blends graphic violence with science fiction. As Lt. Cross; the player will discover secret areas and items; including the answers to this rumored government conspiracy.
Stan Winston; renowned creature designer; contributed to Area 51s intrigu