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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


terravamp75terravamp75

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I... I, I

ILOVEITITWASSOFREAKINGEPICOMGHOWDOPEO PLELIKEUHAVETHETIMETOMAKESTHATAWESOME CRAPPPPPPP?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
!?!?!



SerathDarklandsSerathDarklands

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wicked Great

This was beyond awesome. I want the MP3 for this song!


EKublai responds:

ITUNES!


RaveDriftRaveDrift

Rated 5 / 5 stars

An epic epic of epic epicness

I love this song; I want it in my personal library of music so I can listen to it even when my computer isn't around. I'd pay money for this song, and I don't often do that with music!



DeLZ0DeLZ0

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great.

Animation is great, song is great, lyrics are great, just great. Good job.


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Scifi1124Scifi1124

Rated 5 / 5 stars

You nailed it!

This IS exactly why Gamers play games. People who never got into gaming always wonder "why the hell would you spend all your time playing that game for? It's not even real?" But I always tell them "Yeah, but I loved the experience of the story." Great job, and looking forward to more.


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