Featuring online play for Xbox Live, Area 51 is set in the U.S. government's 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 a virus that threatens his very humanity. To save the earth and himself, Lt. Cross must fight to solve the enigma of Area 51. Engage in an epic adventure through eight massive sections and battle your way through corridors of Area 51 to discover the secrets of an extraterrestrial menace before it is too late. Features 15 types of human and alien weapons, split-screen and online multiplayer, and creatures designed by Stan Winston Studios.