DescriptionUsing a light gun you blast your way through the secret base, Area 51, which has been taken over by mutant aliens. As you work your way to the secrets at the heart of Area 51, you'll need to destroy an increasingly dangerous line of aliens, upgrade your firearm, and cause as much collateral damage as possible. The game rewards the player for destroying windows, light fixtures, computers, explosive barrels, and even fire extinguishers. Each consecutive hit increases your streak rating (which adds to your score) and certain combinations of these collateral hits will open up secret bonus rooms.
The home version has special bonuses and additional secret levels not found in the arcade version and a mouse option is available.
- "エリア51" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|Not As Enjoyable As The Arcade!||Windows||MasterAbyss-ESB (13)|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||90|
|GamePro (US)||SEGA Saturn||Feb, 1997||4.5 out of 5||90|
|The Atari Times||Arcade||Mar 03, 2002||85 out of 100||85|
|GameSpot||SEGA Saturn||Dec 17, 1996||7.1 out of 10||71|
|Online Gaming Review (OGR)||Windows||Oct 28, 1996||7 out of 10||70|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||SEGA Saturn||Feb, 1997||5.6 out of 10||56|
|Video Games||PlayStation||Feb, 1997||55 out of 100||55|
|PC Joker||Windows||Mar, 1997||39 out of 100||39|
|GameSpot||Windows||Oct 31, 1996||3.3 out of 10||33|
|Power Play||Windows||Apr, 1997||21 out of 100||21|
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German indexArea 51 was put on the infamous German index for depicting extreme violence on March 27, 1997. The BPjS / BPjM indexed games provides more information about what that means.
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Area 51 (Information about Area 51 at Wikipedia)