The problem with compilations is that as a general rule of thumb, they tend to feature a handful of good games, with the rest being a load of all tat just there to make up the numbers or act as padding.
It's even worse if you come across some of those packs that boast over a thousand games, only to discover that actually, there are probably ten...
About The Game
It's game night, and everyone's invited!
Play more than 40 classic board, card and party games with friends near and far.
- With more than 40 games to choose from, including chess, spades, poker and darts, 42 All-Time Classics will appeal to everyone from kids to adults. There's no need to lug around boards or cards anymore - 42 All-Time Classics offers one-stop gaming for people on the go.
- 42 All-Time Classics is for people of all skill levels. The touch control is intuitive, and video game newcomers will appreciate the easy-to-use interface. Each game includes instructions for people who want to brush up on their rules.
- Play with up to seven friends via single-card local wireless play, or use Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to challenge a friend across the country or the ocean. Can't play checkers without shouting "KING ME!" across the table? The in-game chat feature takes table talk to a new level.
How to progress through the game: Play any of the three single-player modes - Free Play, Stamp and Mission - to unlock new icons, backgrounds and games. In Free Play, users play any game they've unlocked with the rules of their choice. In Stamp mode, players play through all the games in a set order with set rules. Finally, Mission mode lets players clear specific challenges to unlock new content.
Special powers/weapons/moves/features: Play with nearby friends via local wireless or across the Internet via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Almost all the games will be available on Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, and players can play with friends all over the globe.