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Alongside the HD remasters, DLC plans, and sequels, was something a little more classic in the Nintendo Direct Mini. Bringing together plenty of tabletop staples and more, Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics, which is continuing a brand started on the DS in 2005, looks to make sure no matter where you are you can grab something from your game closet.

Perfect for playing with the Switch laid flat or on your TV, the long list of featured games from around the globe includes the following:

  1. Mancala
  2. Hanafuda
  3. Backgammon
  4. Renegade
  5. Checkers
  6. President
  7. Dominoes
  8. Speed
  9. Hare & Hounds
  10. Blackjack
  11. Four-in-a-Row
  12. Chess
  13. Shogi
  14. Mini Shogi
  15. Ludo
  16. Riichi Mahjong
  17. Sevens
  18. Golf
  19. Darts
  20. Texas Hold’em
  21. Nine Men’s Morris
  22. Air Hockey
  23. War
  24. Carrom
  25. Chinese Checkers
  26. Yacht Dice
  27. Takoyaki
  28. Billiards
  29. Hex
  30. Spider Solitaire
  31. Gomoku
  32. Matching
  33. Bowling
  34. Shooting Gallery
  35. Slot Cars
  36. Dots and Boxes
  37. Hit and Blow
  38. Pig’s Tail
  39. Mahjong Solitaire
  40. Last Card
  41. Fishing
  42. Klondike Solitaire
  43. Toy Tennis
  44. Toy Soccer
  45. Toy Curling
  46. Toy Boxing
  47. Toy Baseball
  48. Battle Tanks
  49. Team Tanks
  50. Sliding Puzzle
  51. 6-Ball Puzzle


Some of these are brandless takes on common games (Connect Four, Yahtzee, and Uno, for example), while others stretch the definition of tabletop games pretty far (fishing?). Still, it seems this is carrying on the spirit of the Wii Sports and Wii Play titles in a way that could be fun for young and old game aficionados alike. 

Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics will be dealt to Nintendo Switch on June 4th. 



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Written by Ricky Berg

When he isn’t writing for Nintendo Wire, Ricky’s anticipating the next Kirby, Fire Emblem, or if the stars ever align, Mother 3 to be released. Till then he’ll have the warm comfort of Super Smash Bros. to keep him going.