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Cadence of Hyrule highlights this week’s new Nintendo eShop releases

Who’s the dude who moves to the beat? The Cheat. The Cheat.

Link fighting enemies in a dungeon in Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer featuring The Legend of Zelda Brace Yourself Games/Nintendo

Cadence of Hyrule, for which we have gone gaga, is easily the highlight among the new games coming to the Nintendo eShop this week. It launches alongside a sale on select digital titles and another NES classic, making this a rather eventful post-E3 week for the Nintendo Download.

The elevator pitch on Cadence of Hyrule: Think Crypt of the NecroDancer, as applied to the Legend of Zelda. Nintendo gave Brace Yourself Games (makers of NecroDancer) the keys to the kingdom, and the indie studio made it work brilliantly, IOHO. Announced back in March, Cadence of Hyrule is one of the best new things shown at E3 that is also available right now.

Elsewhere, three NES games are now available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers — Double Dragon 2: The Revenge (1988); City Connection (1988) and, appropriately enough for summer, Volleyball (1987). Nintendo is also offering savings of up to 50 percent on certain downloadable titles until June 18 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

The rest of the new titles hitting the store in the coming week:

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