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Want to find out what’s the best console for your family this Christmas? Need tips on family friendly games to play? And are you desperate for advice on how to manage play so you can have the most fun possible with games this Christmas?

The Get, Set, Go! podcast is here to help. Hosted by Will Guyatt, LBC’s Tech Correspondent, the six-part podcast series is your friendly audio guide to the big wide world of video games.

We’ll take you by the hand (or, perhaps more accurately, the ear) and lead you through everything you need to know to get set up for fun this Christmas. 

Whether it’s top advice on how to avoid a dreaded all-day Christmas download to recommendations for games for all to play, our regular experts (our editor Andy Robertson and child psychologist Emma Kenny) join a revolving cast of superb guests are here to give you the confidence to get into the new generation.

In the first episode of the show, we go straight to the big question: which console do you buy for your family? Games journalists Alysia Judge and Dan Dawkins run the rule over the PS5, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch to help you determine what is right for your family.

And after that, we’ll be landing a new episode every week to help you pick the right titles for your new device, help you through the world of in-game spend, get you mastering online safety for your family, and – most importantly – making sure you get your console set up properly before the big day when it is unwrapped.

So, ready to listen to the Get, Set, Go podcast? You can listen to it wherever you get your podcasts by searching for Get, Set, Go or plug into it now by listening here.

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Andrew Robertson
Andy Robertson is the editor of AskAboutGames and has written for national press and broadcast about video games and families for over 15 years. He has just published the Taming Gaming book with its Family Video Game Database.