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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

just me being picky

i wish it rhymed a bit more but i know you werent going for that

fanfuckingtastic still!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Best song I've ever heard about video games. <3


Rated 5 / 5 stars

You are all geniuses

This is probally going to be the highlight of my week. Definatly going to play this as loud as I can from my car. If anyones asks you guys if you are gods, you say yes.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Finally an anthem for us

Beautifully done from start to finish. The art and animation were beautifully synched with the song and it all felt very cohesive. Amazing stuff, I'll be buying the single on iTunes as well.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


This video is so awesome and the song is even better. You Sir, deserve a million hi fives.