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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: http://ps3.ign.com/articles/118/1186511p1.html

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

Credits:
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.
http://mattrhodesart.blogspot.com/2010/11/fireside-chat.htm
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

Also on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBzqOa9y02I

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: http://mattrhodesart.blog spot.com/2010/11/fireside-chat.htm

Reviews


SHUFFLINGUNDEADSHUFFLINGUNDEAD

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Gamers Anthem

Gamers such as myself may have actually gotten goosebumps from this.
Written by a one of us for us. I thought it was going to go into having a game a new set in your dreams as you go to sleep. But I did enjoy where it did go. Great score and epic lyrics, true to the geek-dom that is gaming greatness.
5's and 10's


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Johnson987Johnson987

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Powerful

This video takes me back. It takes me back to my years on the Nintendo 64, fighting bowser with mario. It makes me remember that feeling of accomplishment i had at watching the final cutscene of every game i played, and feeling that sense of unhappiness because i knew that the adventure was over. But it also makes me happy. It gives me a sense of nostalgia of every adventure and every character i have used. I thank you. This is one of the best videos i have seen around.



JobbutJobbut

Rated 5 / 5 stars

~Slow Applause~

You EARNED this 10/10.
I only wish tomorrow was here so I could vote 5 again.


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PureKhaosPureKhaos

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Wow

suprisingly good!



mike599mike599

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Awsomely epic. But I love buzz killing.

The world may be saved, but is the UNIVERSE saved????