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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: 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

Just bought it off iTunes.

Amazing song. I got goosebumps and relieved every NES game i played from just listening to it.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Thank you.

This is exactly why I love video games. Feeling ready to take on any everyday task, after defeating dragons, aliens and the undead. Growing more self-conscious and using your new found self worth to battle all real life problems standing in your way.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Put it on iTunes!

I'll buy it and you'll be featured artist of the month!

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EKublai responds:

It's there, search Danny Wiessner on Itunes.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


very nice. very very nice.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Oh My God, this made my day! Maybe even my week, who knows? Great work dude!