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Aug 6, 2011 | 9:56 PM EDT
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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:

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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.

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Update V2: Neglected to credit Matt Rhodes for his reference art:



Rated 4 / 5 stars


Now that was quite the uplifting tune made for gamers everywhere.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


A longtime gamer, I know the feeling you conveyd here, from beating the game to the experience to remembering it all! Very well done!

Art was awesome, and I love that you used 16-bit graphics, it added that much more of a vg touch to the tale!

I'll probably have this in my head and recite it word for word by the end of the day.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I really

Freaking loved it song was good and the animation was too


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I am along for the ride!

Excellent song my friend.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Dear god that was...

awesome! from gamers all around the world we thank you..... p.s. wat if your the bad guy in the game?