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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:

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



Rated 5 / 5 stars


At first I thought it was just an up beat song making fun of something, but then as it went on I realized it was an actual song the gave me shivers as to how you presented it's meaning. Very well done sir.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Incredible, gave me shivers.

I think this is going to be the first review in which I give somebody a 10. Absolutely amazing, terrific. I know exactly what this song is talking about, having completed many a RPG.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


This song really captures the essence of playing videogames!Nice job!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

The new Hymn of gaming!

It's perfect. I love it. It describes exactly how gamers feel.
Thank you.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

oh... my... god...

that was inspiring as hell!

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