Dark Insight

An International Video Games Podcast

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) we then brought on josh Crow. Jg and Crowe have now left the team but we have bwade, Kassandra and Matt now as part of the full time line up. Each week we bring you a different line up of people, views, topics, and feedback from our listeners.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 36: JoJo's Dishonored Adventure

    Episode  |  November 27th, 2016  |  1 hr 21 mins
    bloodborne, dark souls, dishonored, final fantasy 15, gaming, jojo's, ps4, sony, video games

    It’s a week of firsts here at Dark Insight. Episode 36 is the first episode Josh has ever hosted, and the first time we have had Katherine (@HumanityUpgrade on Twitter) on the show! Bear with us through some audio difficulties, and you’ll get to hear us chat about the weather, No Man’s Sky, FFXV, Dishonored (1 AND 2!), Call of Duty, and a bunch of retro/horror games on top of that. We’ll be back next week with more Dark Insight!

  • Episode 35: Shaking Things Up

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2016  |  1 hr 32 mins
    bloodborne, dark souls, dishonored, gaming, letter quest, ps4, psvr, resident evil vr, sony, steep, tumble, video games, xbox

    It’s a new episode of Dark Insight! Episode 35 is here, and this week we have Jeremy Greer, Clifford Goldsmith, and VaderVanOdin. The boix talk news, weather, and of course, video games. On the list: Titanfall 2, Vader’s many Xboxen, PSVR, Thumper, Headmaster, Tumble, Resident Evil VR, Dishonored 1, Steep, Letter Quest, and probably more? I don’t know! I don’t even listen to this podcast, they’ve just hired me to write the notes and I usually make all of this up.

  • Episode 34: Risky Helicopter

    Episode  |  November 12th, 2016  |  1 hr 45 mins
    bloodborne, dark souls, dishonored 2, gaming, i am alive, playstation vr, ps4, sony, unworthy, video games

    There’s big news for Dark Insight this week as we are joined by our new host (!), Mr. Josh Crowe, aka Morbid Beard. You know Josh, he’s been on this show a number of times and he’s probably the most delightful man on Twitter. With Josh as a host we are moving the show to a WEEKLY format! That’s right, you’ll have a brand spanking new episode of Dark Insight each week, with a wide range of guests and topics. Don’t worry, though, Cliff, Jeremy, and Vader will always be around.

  • Episode 33: Butterfingers Goldsmith

    Episode  |  October 30th, 2016  |  2 hrs 36 mins
    ashes of ariandel, bloodborne, dark souls, dark souls 3, dragon quest builders, gamecube, gaming, ps4, sony, until dawn, video games

    It’s another episode of Dark Insight! This week we delve deep into new DLC for Dark Souls 3, Ashes of Ariandel. We even brought a lore expert to help us out: Leonard aka DrFaustIsDead. We chat about FFXV, Nintendo Switch, Red Dead Redemption 2, Until Dawn, Transformers, Dragon Quest Builders, Word of Final Fantasy, Battlefield 1, Thumper, and Bloodborne. In case you haven’t heard, Bloodborne is the greatest game ever.

  • Episode 32: Let's Get Virtual

    Episode  |  October 15th, 2016  |  2 hrs 27 mins
    bioshock, bloodborne, dark souls, gaming, ps4, sony, uncharted 4, video games, virginia

    Who’s that with the strange voice at the beginning of the show? Why, it’s none other than the founder of Dark Insight, Clifford Goldsmith! That’s right he’s back, and he brought a friend: Josh Crowe is here! Josh’s birthday was this week, so we got some of our friends in the podcasting community to give him a shoutout. See the list below on where to find those charming gentlemen (in order of appearance).

  • Episode 31: Hogbunny

    Episode  |  October 1st, 2016  |  1 hr 57 mins
    bloodborne, dark souls, darkest dungeon, destiny 2, earthlock, gaming, ps4, rocket league, slayer shock, sony, video games

    Dark Insight 31 is here! Just for you! Yes, you there, with the headphones. Cliff is unable to join us this week, so we invited friend of the show Bryan Wade to join Jeremy and Vader this week. We talk about Destiny, Destiny 2, shitheads, Alone With You, Virginia, Darkest Dungeon, Earthlock, Spelunky, Rocket League, Slayer Shock, and probably at least 10 other things I’m forgetting. As always, your responses are at the end. Thanks so much for listening, folks, it means a lot.

  • Episode 30: Tim Tam Slam Chicken

    Episode  |  September 17th, 2016  |  2 hrs 39 mins
    bloodborne, dark souls, dues ex, gaming, overwatch, playstation pro, ps4, recore, sony, tim tam slam, video games

    Welcome back to Dark Insight! Cliff is on holiday this week, so we invited friend of the show Kyle (aka Lurker Zero) to come onto the show. Kyle has recently retired from the Halo community, effectively shutting down his YouTube channel and giving up on the game. We discuss why in detail at the end of the episode, and also hear from our listeners about why they’ve given up on games.

  • Episode 29: Metal Gear Sorcery

    Episode  |  September 3rd, 2016  |  2 hrs 1 min
    alone with you, battlefield 1, bloodborne, dark souls, gaming, metal gear, mgsv, nioh, ps4, sony, video games

    A new episode is here! Just for you! This week we have the original trio back in the podcasting chairs and chatting about our favorite subject: vidja gamz. After a brief weather report, we talk about Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, No Man’s Sky, Alone With You, Nioh, MGSV, Headlander, and tons more! Jeremy gets super negative about Nintendo (again), Vader joins Grindr (again), and Cliff keeps the rest of us in line with harsh disciplinary procedures. Enjoy!

  • Episode 28: Eveyone's Sky

    Episode  |  August 21st, 2016  |  3 hrs 6 mins
    bloodborne, cane and rinse, dark souls, gaming, jame carter, no man's sky, ps4, sony, video games

    In this episode we are joined by the awesome James carter of the cane and rinse podcast, we chat all the latest news , what we have been playing and of course we talk no mans sky. This ones a long one so strap in and use your hyperdrive.

  • Episode 27: Positively Negative

    Episode  |  August 6th, 2016  |  1 hr 52 mins
    abzu, bloodborne, dark souls, gaming, heartstone, hyper light drifter, inside, no man's sky, ps4, sony, video games

    It’s Saturday morning here in the US, so that means: another Dark Insight episode for YOU! This week Cliff is on vacation (or is he…) so Stephen from the Platformers podcast joins us to talk about games. And woah, did we talk about games. Topics include: Nintendo DX, No Man’s Sky, Hyper Light Drifter, MGSV, ALL of the Souls games (that’s right!), Hearthstone, Titanfall, Project Cars, Unravel, Telltale’s Batman, ABZU, Inside, Max and the Curse of the Brotherhood, and probably some that I’m forgetting. Jeremy talks about meeting internet people in the real world, Vader is really cold, and Stephen talks about how long games should be. PLUS! Listener emails. It’s a full episode this week ladies and skeletons, so sit back, relax, load up iTunes, leave us a review, and let the chat flow.

  • Episode 26: Fantastic Facial Fuzz

    Episode  |  July 24th, 2016  |  2 hrs 36 mins
    alan wake, alien isolation, bloodborne, dark souls, gaming, killer instinct, life is strange, morbid beard, ps4, sony, titan fall, video games

    This week Mr. MorbidBeard aka Josh Crowe is filling in for Mr. Greer as he's buggered of to a classic games expo. We talk NES mini, Tomb Raider PS4, Life is Strange, Killer Instinct, Three Fourths home, HTC Vice, Alan Wake, Titanfall, Alien Trilogy, and Alien Isolation.

  • Episode 25: Pokemon Go and Overwatch No

    Episode  |  July 9th, 2016  |  2 hrs 30 mins
    bad lord of the rings games, bloodborne, dark souls, gaming, overwatch, pokemon go, ps4, sony, sword art online, team fortress 2, video games

    Hey folks! Episode 25 has been released. This week Cliff decides to stay at home and play his new Xbox One, so our good friend TheLoreHunter aka Sean joins us! We take full advantage of his lore skills with a full on Dark Souls 3 spoiler section! We talk about all sorts of end game and secret stuff, but don't worry, the section is clearly marked. Not content with just DS3 though, we also talk about a LOT of games: Pokemon Go, bad Lord of the Ring games, Furi, The Swindle, Star Wars Lego, Super Motherlode, Team Fortress 2, Sword Art Online, and probably some more that I'm forgetting. Plus! Vader still hates on Overwatch! But that's not all! We also discuss the weather, read listener questions, and Vader tries to convince everyone that anime is good.