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The World is Saved

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Aug 6, 2011 | 9:56 PM EDT
  • Frontpaged August 8, 2011
  • Daily 2nd Place August 8, 2011
  • Weekly 2nd Place August 9, 2011

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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

This reminds me of Pokémon X and Y because you saved the Pokémon world and a man from their ultimate demise. The man that had a belief. The man that made that belief come to life... Lysandre.

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EKublai responds:

And the world is saved!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Dear Mr EKublai:

I've got this stuck in my head for ten days. Well done you complete bastard.
The song and animation is great and very relatable indeed.

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EKublai responds:

Haha, thanks man!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I'd not long just finished another playthrough of Kingdom Hearts 2 and this song perfectly captures my feelings right now. Truely a flash for the ages.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow. That was very well made and the sprite animation was really nice. Star ocean and tales of, will definitely keep you leveling up like that guy XD. I started dying laughing when the gamers lack of excerise and strained eyes starting getting to him. T'AI CHI CH'UAN TRAINING FOR THE WIN!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

i just love this vidoe/song so much i keep coming back just to hear it AND to teach those people how can understand why i play game so much

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