About the Show
We're a video game podcast with hosts from all over the world. Started by Londoner Cliff Goldsmith in 2015, he quickly recruited VaderVanOdin from New Zealand to be his co-host, with Jeremy Greer (US) and Josh Crowe (UK) after that(also I'm here now! -Bwade). Each week we bring you a different line up of people, views, topics, and feedback from our listeners.
Episodes and Blog Entries
A Promise To Some Demons
Blog Entry | April 25th, 2017
Richard from the We're Not Wizards podcast has some serious opinions about Demon's Souls.
Episode 55: Anime Boys
April 23rd, 2017
2 hrs 4 mins
100ft robot golf, code vein, destiny, neir dlc, overwatch, snake pass, yooka laylee, zelda
Vader is back to host the podcast this week, and he brought two guests with him. Returning for the fifth time, Bryan wade joins the show to talk about Zelda, Snake Pass, and Overwatch. Guesting for the first time is Cameron, who is also playing Overwatch, and also Persona 5 and Destiny. Vader chats about VR games, Yooka Laylee, and there's more listener questions for your amusement. Of course we also chat about the weather (I'm guessing, I haven't listened to this podcast yet so maybe they forgot - JG) and news! It's going to be a blast (probaby - JG)!
Episode 54: Zero Coke Sugar
April 15th, 2017
1 hr 31 mins
alan wake, bayonetta, killer7, lovers in a dangerous spacetime, nier, nintendo switch, persona5, preparetodine, remedy, resident evil
Finally! Dark Insight is covering Persona 5. We had to bring on a special guest to do it, but we did it. Jessica walks us through the basics of the game, but don't worry, we don't really get into spoiler territory. Cliff is back to talk about Nier, Josh swoops in to talk about Killer 7 (warning: he sort of hates it), and Jeremy bemoans the fact that he doesn't have time to play games anymore. We also talk about Nintendo's success with the Switch, Remedy developing games for PS4, that dumb #PrepareToDine trailer, and of course, the weather.
Episode 53: Let's Get Rezzed
April 9th, 2017
1 hr 43 mins
bafta, bloodborne, horizon zero down, listener feedback, neoloki, nier, persona 5 streaming, the room, tupac, typeshift, xbox scorpio, zelda breath of the wild
We're baaaaaaack! This week Cliff, Jeremy, and special Guest Dan (aka GlobalMegaDude) sit down to talk about some video games. Including, but not limited to, Horizon Zero Dawn, Persona 5, The Room, TypeShift, Zelda, Nier, and Bloodborne. Cliff fills us in on his trip to EGX Rezzed, and we read a bunch of listener feedback. It's the best episode since episode 52!
Episode 52: Plunge and Run
April 2nd, 2017
2 hrs 29 mins
bloodborne 2, dark souls 3, destiny 2, leaked sony e3 list, the ringed city, zelda breath of the wild
It's that time again! Cliff, Jeremy, Vader, and special guest Niki sit down and talk about the hot button issue this week, The Ringed City DLC for Dark Souls 3. Mostly it's Jeremy whining about how hard it is, but don't worry Niki is there to balance it out a bit. We also talk about Destiny 2, Bloodborne 2 (!), and of course, Zelda Breath of the Wild. It's an ACTION PACKED EPISODE, y'all.
The Ringed City
Blog Entry | March 31st, 2017
Our friend Nicholas talks about his experiences with the Ringed City DLC for Dark Souls 3.
Episode 51: Joy ***
March 26th, 2017
1 hr 42 mins
destiny 2, lego worlds, nintendo switch, splatoon 2, zelda
This week's Dark Insight features an old school lineup, with Cliff, Vader, and Jeremy sit down and talk about some video games. Mostly Zelda, to be fair. First up: we announce the results of our photoshop contest to win the Zelda: Art and Artifacts book, then we talk about some news, then we talk about Splatoon 2, then we FINALLY talk about some Zelda. WHEW. Enjoy the episode, and we'll be back next week to talk about the new Dark Souls 3 DLC.
Episode 50: Metric Brigade
Podcast Episode | March 19th, 2017 | 2 hrs 12 mins
This week is the 50th episode of Dark Insight, so we had our listeners send in a BUNCH of questions for us to answer. Vader, Josh, and special guest Suvesh also talk about the Switch, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, 1-2 Switch, Horizon Zero Dawn, and MORE. Thanks to everyone who wrote in, and double-thanks to every one for listening. We love you!
Episode 49: Zelda Is Real Good Y'all
March 12th, 2017
1 hr 34 mins
destiny, horizon, nier automata, nioh, shadow of war, snipperclips, superhot vr, titan souls, zelda breath of the wild
This week on Dark Insight: Cliff's back! Bryan Wade is back! Jeremy is here! I had a lot of coffee while typing these notes! Cliff catches us up on his goings on for the last few weeks, Bryan talks about the Switch, and Jeremy spends a good 10 minutes talking about Nier Automata. We also spend a LOT of time talking about the new best game ever: Zelda Breath of the Wild. Don't worry, we don't get into story spoilers, and we stay away from late game mechanics puzzles as well. Finally, listener questions!
Episode 48: Tired Nerds
March 4th, 2017
1 hr 37 mins
breath of the wild, dark souls, horizon zero dawn, nintendo switch, nioh, snipperclips, stardew valley
There's a new Nintendo console out this week, and we brought people from the future to talk about it! This week Jeremy hosts and questions Vader and special guest Raegan, Vader's next door neighbor, about all things Nintendo Switch. Don't worry, though, because it isn't JUST that. Jeremy discusses his relationships with the villagers of Stardew Valley, Vader brings up Nioh, and Raegan talks about Dark Souls. Jeremy MADE him talk about Dark Souls, but he still does it. Anyway, enjoy the episode.
Episode 47: Stardew Valley is Dark Souls
February 26th, 2017
2 hrs 18 mins
beserk and band of the hawk, breath of the wild, invisible inc, jak and dexter, lit the torch, nintendo switch, nioh, resident evil 7, rise of the tomb raider, tethered
Everyone but Vader took the week off, but Vader decided to bring on two guests and do a dang podcast anyway. He's joined by frequent guest of the show Stephen, and a brand new guest to Dark Insight, Chris Mosher. You may know Chris from things like "anime" and "final fantasy 8 message boards. The boys sit down and chat about a BUNCH of video games. We get our usual checkins on Nioh and Stardew Valley, but they also discuss Beserk, Breath of the Wild, Resident Evil 7 DLC, and a LOT LOT more. Thanks for listening everyone!
Episode 46: Becoming Nioh
February 18th, 2017
1 hr 56 mins
nintendo switch, nioh, stardew valley, zelda
This week on Dark Insight, our good friend Sean (aka TheLoreHunter) stops by to talk about Nioh with Vader and Josh. Where's Cliff and Jeremy? Who cares?! You don't need those guys on the show every week. Sean also keeps up with the Stardew Valley chat, on top of stuff the new Zelda DLC announcement, the Surge, Crash Bandicoot, and of course, listener feedback. Did Sean continually bring up Dark Souls lore during the Nioh discussion? I don't know! I haven't listened yet!
Episode 45: All you need to Nioh about Ni-Oh
Podcast Episode | February 12th, 2017 | 2 hrs 5 mins
Dark Insight is here to talk about the latest "Soulslike" taking the gaming world by storm: Nioh! Josh, Vader, Jeremy, and returning guest Katherine sit down and talk about games, and not just Ni-oh either. We also chat Watch_Dogs 2, Shadow Tactics, Hitman, Day of the Tentacle, Resident Evil 7, Fire Emblem Heroes, Stardew Valley (take a drink!), For Honor, and oh yeah, lots and lots about Nioh. Don't worry spoiler-phobes, we make sure not to really get into the plot too much, and the Ni-oh segment is after a music break you can't miss.
Episode 44: Jeremy's Stardew Pax
February 5th, 2017
1 hr 15 mins
bloodborne, bully, dishonored 2, geek night, pax south, ps4 pro upgrade, re7, rime, stardew valley, sunder, wcw
Dark Insight Number Forty Four has arrived! This week Josh, Jeremy, and special guest Tim (aka Frothy Ham) sit down and talk about our favorite subject: the weather! Nah, just kidding, we're talking games. Jeremy finally plays a new video game (Linelight) but still manages to fit in time to talk about Stardew Valley. Josh gives his thoughts on Resident Evil 7 and talk about playing Bully. Finally, Tim talks about RE7, doing a complete stealth no-kill run of Dishonored 2, and finally our main topic this week: PAX South.
Episode 43: That Guy
January 29th, 2017
2 hrs 5 mins
batman vr, ds3 dlc, nioh, occulus rift, psvr, resident evil 7, stardew valley, steins gate, superhot
On this week's Dark Insight, things get DIFFICULT. Cliff, Vader, and Jeremy sit down to talk about the usual stuff: the weather, Cliff's wife having a baby during the podcast, games we've been playing, and finally: why are games so freakin' HARD nowadays?