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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 7 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Clubhouse Games, is a series that offers classic board and card games in one large bundle. It's not only great value but introduces children to a wide range of real-world games to play with the family.
  • Clubhouse Games (42 All-Time Classics in Europe) (2006) on Nintendo DS, includes:
  • Clubhouse Games Express Family Favourites (2009) on DS and 3DS
  • Clubhouse Games Express Strategy Pack (2009) on DS and 3DS
  • Clubhouse Games Express Card Classics (2009) on DS and 3DS
  • Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (known as 51 Worldwide Games in Europe) (2020) on Nintendo Switch.

The main DS game includes the following with the other DS titles offering a slice of these for a lower price:
  • Card games: Old Maid, Spit, I Doubt It, Sevens, Memory, Pig, Blackjack, Hearts, President, Rummy, Seven Bridge, Last Card, Last Card Plus, Five Card Draw, Texas hold 'em, Nap, Spades, and Contract Bridge.
  • Board games: Chinese checkers, Checkers, Dots and Boxes, Hasami shogi, Turncoat, Connect Five, Grid Attack, Backgammon, Chess, Shogi, Field Tactics, and Ludo. Variety games: Soda Shake, Dominoes, Koi-Koi, and Word Balloon.
  • Action games: Bowling, Darts, Billiards, Balance, and Takeover.
  • Single-player games: Solitaire, Escape, and Mahjong solitaire.

The Switch game includes the following:
  • Card games: President, Dominoes, Speed, Hare and hounds, Blackjack, Klondie Solitaire, Texas Hold’em, Last Card.
  • Board games: Mancala, Hanafuda, Backgammon, Renegade, Checkers, Four-in-a-row, Chess, Shogi, Mini Shogi, Ludo, Riichi Mahjong, Sevens, Mahjong Solitaire, Chinese Checkers, Yacht Dice, Takoyaki.
  • Mini games: Golf, Darts, Nine Men’s Morris, War, Carrom, Hex, Spider Solitaire, Gomoku, Matching, Bowling, Shooting Gallery, Dots and Boxes, Hit and Blow, Pig’s Tail, Fishing, Battle Tanks, Team Tanks, Sliding Puzzle, 6-Ball Puzzle.
  • Tabletop games: Billards, Air Hockey, Slot Cars
  • Toy games: Toy Tennis, Toy Soccer, Toy Curling, Toy Boxing, Toy Baseball.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 29/09/2006, updated in 2020

Platforms: DS and Switch

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Players: 1-4 (4 online)

Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: Clubhouse (@Clubhouse)




Play Time: This game will take between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to complete. Depending on the game you select. Some games have a considerable amount of depth and offer more longevity than others.

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 4-player online game. Depending on the game you can play with up to four people on one switch. You can also connect via local wireless with 4 people and play together on separate consoles provided you each have the game. You can also go online to play with up to four players in a number of games.

You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 with gambling.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Rated for younger players in the US. Rated ESRB EVERYONE for Mild Cartoon Violence, Simulated Gambling.

Account Rating

You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Clubhouse Games Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Clubhouse) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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