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Area 51: Site 4 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


This game is an updated version of the original shooting game with better graphics, smoother animation, better gameplay and a lot more levels. You can pick several training missions of your choice before starting the game to get the feel of the game.

Area 51: Site 4 was produced by Atari Games in 1998.

Atari Games released 88 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Atari Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari Games during the time period Area 51: Site 4 was produced include: Maximum Force, San Francisco Rush The Rock - Alcatraz Edition, Primal Rage II, Freeze, Beavis And Butt-Head, Area 51/Maximum Force Duo, California Speed, Gauntlet Legends, Vapor TRX, and Road Burners


Name Area 51: Site 4
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6909
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA+
External Device HDD
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Gun: Optical
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Area 51: Site 4 PCB Image

Game Play

Shoot attacking aliens and targets with your gun. Reload the gun with more ammunition by pointing away from the screen and pulling the trigger.

Area 51: Site 4 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.15 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.30

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 3.50

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Some cheats are excessible by shooting certain objects on the screen that are in the background, which will lead you to a different path in the level. Another cheat is to be a perfect shot with your gun with a 100 percent hit ratio, this will bring you into a bonus round.

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Cabinet Information

This game is usually installed into an Area 51 or Maximum Force cabinet or a converted Mortal Kombat 4 machine. Dedicated cabinets do exist but they are not as common as the conversion kit machines.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Area 51: Site 4 Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 132 known instances of this machine owned by Area 51: Site 4 collectors who are active members. Of these, 77 of them are original dedicated machines. 22 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 32 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 7 active VAPS members with a Area 51: Site 4 machines for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Area 51: Site 4 circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Area 51: Site 4.

This game ranks a 15 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



  1. Area 51
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  3. Area 51: Site 4


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Area 51 Site 4 Arcade coin door area front art panel. NOS. Atari.

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Area 51 Site 4 arcade PCB Tested working needs hard drive

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original AREA 51 SITE 4 ATARI 25 1/4 - 8 " arcade game sign marquee cF42

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Area 51 Site 4 universal kit operation manual

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Area 51 site 4 Atari Jamma board tested and working

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 7 143.75 143.75
2016 12 115.00 136.56
2017 4 43.50 79.44
2018 2 191.75 191.75
All Years 25 115.00 133.85


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