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When Marching Bands Go Viral: Ohio State Turns Video Games Into Halftime Masterpiece: Having never been in a mar...

When Marching Bands Go Viral: Ohio State Turns Video Games Into Halftime Masterpiece: Having never been in a mar...

Having never been in a marching band, I don't really know how much work goes into being in one. But I do know that when I see something like Ohio State's marching band turning video game characters and scenarios into seamless formations while they perform their music to be a jaw-dropping feat. Since the video was uploaded to YouTube on October 7, it has amassed nearly 12 million views, and with good reason. Tapping into an internet marriage partner, which is video games, and providing really cool, amazing content to what is usually a boring halftime show has made this a huge hit. Ohio State University's Marching Band: You Won't Be Able to Take Your Eyes Off It Here's the video: You know, as amazing as this is, they should have had Pac-Man eat a power pellet, eat the ghost, and have two band members scatter about the field like the eyes did in the original video game. Shame...

Full article: http://www.reelseo.com/marching-bands-viral-ohio-state-vi...

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