Nintendo has posted videos of 18 of the 28 minigames in 1-2 Switch, launching with the Nintendo Switch on March 3. All 28 have been named; some were not yet known.
1-2 Switch faces two human users against each other, using the Joy-Con controllers that can slide on and off the Switch's tablet, or form a full-size controller. The minigames are meant to be played without looking at the screen.
At top is “Safe Cracker,” in which the Joy-Con is moved like the dial on a safe, and feedback lets the user know when a virtual tumbler is in place.
Somewhat similar is "Count Balls," which is not about a macho vampire, but involves users rotating the Joy-Con back and forth and attempting to guess how many balls are inside a virtual container, by the feedback the controller gives.
Then there's "Shaver," in which people use the Joy-Con to "shave" a virtual beard off themselves. The first to get squeaky clean wins, while the other is shown how much hair was left on the avatar, presumably in a silly pattern.
Another funny-looking game is "Eating Contest." in which competitors try to race through invisible food by making a chomping motion and holding the Joy-Con like a piece of food. See for yourself:
Some of these minigames were shown at the Nintendo Switch's event on Jan. 12. We were not terribly impressed with it in a hands-on the day after at New York, particularly with "Count Balls," which we called "the most annoying minigame," in the lineup.
1-2 Switch does not come with the console; it's sold separately for $50. But now you can see what's included and whether this is something you'll play with friends, or take a pass on.