Cadence of Hyrule Free Demo Out Now on Nintendo Switch

By on Aug 8, 2019 at 9:38 pm. Filed in News under Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda.

Get into the groove with the playable demo for Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer.

If you didn’t get a chance to pick up Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer on Nintendo Switch when it launched in June, now’s your chance to give the game a go. As of today, a free demo for Cadence of Hyrule is now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop.

To find the free demo, simply navigate to the shop page for Cadence of Hyrule in the Switch eShop and select “download demo” under the game’s detail page. The demo will appear on your Switch home menu. If you end up enjoying what you played, you can purchase the full digital copy of Cadence of Hyrule for $24.99.

Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer is a charming mashup between roguelike rhythm game Crypt of the NecroDancer and the Legend of Zelda. Cadence of Hyrule takes the beat-driven gameplay and rhythmic combat of the original NecroDancer and incorporates it into a new game set in Hyrule.

Players can explore the randomly generated world and fight bosses in procedural dungeons as Link, Zelda, or Cadence, all while moving to the beat of remixed Zelda tunes. The game supports co-op play for up to two players, so feel free to recruit a dance partner to join in on the fun as well.

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Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer received critical praise following its debut in June, earning an 86 Metascore and 8.2 User Score on Metacritic. If you enjoy the classic Zelda games and are interested in a bit of toe-tapping combat, then the free demo of Cadence of Hyrule is certainly worth trying.

Larryn Bell

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Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda (2019)
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In the latest rhythmic action-adventure from Brace Yourself Games, you can enjoy the gameplay of Crypt of the NecroDancer in the setting of The Legend of Zelda series. As Link – or even as Princess Zelda – you’ll explore the randomly generated overworld and dungeons on a quest to save Hyrule. Every beat of each remixed The Legend of Zelda tune is a chance to move, attack, defend, and more, so stay one step ahead of each enemy and boss…or face the music.