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Aug 6, 2011 | 9:56 PM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place August 8, 2011
  • Weekly 2nd Place August 9, 2011

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The Anthem of the Gamer.

The World is Saved is a new epic song and anthem for video game fans. Made in the pixel-art style of SNES (Super Nintendo) cutscenes, this video was a collaborative effort from IGN's Podcast Beyond community. IGN's Ryan Clements pulled together a small team of volunteers to animate a video for Danny Wiessner's latest single. The video debuted at the end of the live recording of Podcast Beyond Episode 200, which can be viewed here:

Please support Danny by purchasing his song! Now on Itunes!

Music written and performed by Danny Wiessner.
Art by pandamusk, Benjamin A. Smith (Ekublai), and Michael Hruby (Wastedkitten).
Artwork Referenced: "Fireside Chat" by Matt Rhodes.
Editing by Sam Alegria.

The World is Saved single is available for purchase on iTunes.

Follow Us on Twitter: Danny @tuanews, Ben @Ekublai, pandamusk @pandamusk, Michael @wastedkitten, and Sam @SamAlegria

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Update: FRONTPAGE! WEEKLY 2nd! DAILY 2nd! #2 All-time! 2 is our magic number apparently! Thank you so much Newgrounds!
Update V2: Neglected to credit Matt Rhodes for his reference art:



Rated 5 / 5 stars

An epic epic of epic epicness

I love this song; I want it in my personal library of music so I can listen to it even when my computer isn't around. I'd pay money for this song, and I don't often do that with music!


Rated 5 / 5 stars




Rated 5 / 5 stars

A fitting and awesome creation

The pixel-art was made well and it is beautifully synchronized with the song. I like how the transitions you made helped the artistic story progress and you picked a great song to go with the art. I really enjoyed it. I can't find anything that makes it less than a 10 out of 10, although the creepy smile somewhere in the beginning could be a bit scary. :P

Sorry if you wanted more, Newgrounds does not allow more than 10. >.<


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Without Words

Man, I really don't know how to express the feeling of being represented as a Gamer in this way . I think I'm gonna cry . I just have one more thing to say...


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Because of this..

I last opened my newgrounds account LAST YEAR and you forced me to log in again and add this to favorites!

Good job man! :)

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