Developer: Brace Yourself Games

Location: Vancouver

Website: https://www.braceyourselfgames.com/cadence-of-hyrule

Publisher: Nintendo, Spike Chunsoft

Regular price: $24.99 USD

Release dates:
Nintendo Switch: June 13, 2019

Nintendo Switch 


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 Princess Zelda, players explore randomly generated overworld and dungeons on a quest to save Hyrule, and every beat of the 25 remixed Legend of Zelda tunes is a chance to move, attack, defend and more.


  • A rhythmic action-adventure game in the world of the Legend of Zelda series
  • Explore the randomly generated overworld and procedurally generated dungeons to save Hyrule as Link or Princess Zelda
  • Outstep legendary enemies and bosses in rhythmic combat
  • Keep the beat with 25 remixed classic Legend of Zelda tunes


Cadence of Hyrule Launch Trailer

Cadence of Hyrule Announce Trailer

Selected Articles

  • "Cadence of Hyrule is not just a brilliant game, it's a brilliant Zelda game - one that you won't want to miss." – Nintendo Life
  • "The best Zelda spinoff ever made" "If I didn’t know any better, I would say this was made by an in-house Nintendo development team" – Polygon
  • "Cadence of Hyrule is a melodic masterpiece" – Nintendo Wire
  • "The dense and elegant rhythm-focused 2D Zelda is a triumph" – Nintendo World Report
  • "What an absolute delight." "Cadence is better than great. It's an authentic banger, frankly - a Zelda game to be savoured." – Eurogamer

About Brace Yourself Games

Brace Yourself Games is an award-winning independent game developer and publisher based in Vancouver, Canada. We push ourselves to break conventional design both in our games and in the workplace, blending unexpected genres and mechanics to deliver gameplay experiences that are both fresh and unforgettable. From the rhythmic roguelike hit, Crypt of the NecroDancer and our collaboration with Nintendo on Cadence of Hyrule, to the time defying, cinematic mech-tactics game, Phantom Brigade, we deliver games that challenge the boundaries of play.