Friday, January 27

Tag: Walmart

Gaming

Getting A PS5 Or Xbox Series S/X Is Sorta Easier 2 Years Later

After two years on the market, you’d probably think scooping up a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X would be simpler by now.Sure, there’s the semiconductor shortage the world is still contending with and a supply-chain bottleneck that’s expected to last until 2023 (if not 2024 according to some estimates). But, as Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan said at the annual PlayStation Partner Awards ceremony in Japan on December 2, the company has apparently “resolved the long-term supply issue of the PlayStation 5" in Asian markets. Oh yeah? Then why, when Kotaku called several brick-and-mortar stores just a few days before Christmas this year were we told inventory for both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles was either very limited or completely gone?The truth of the matt...
Gaming

Controversial Executive Steps Down From Call Of Duty Publisher

Screenshot: CBS Viacom / KotakuIn a past life, Frances Townsend defended the legal basis for the torture method called waterboarding during George W. Bush’s war on terror. In a more recent one, she helped lead Activision Blizzard’s initially tone-deaf response to a major sexual harassment lawsuit by the state of California. Now she’s stepping down as the Call of Duty publisher’s chief compliance officer after less than two years in the position.CEO Bobby Kotick announced the move to staff in an email on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reports. Despite stepping down from the position, Townsend will still remain an official advisor to Kotick and to Activision Blizzard’s Board of Directors, over which Kotick presides. This shift in the company’s governing structure comes as Microsoft tries ...
Here's Where Fashion Editors Shop Chic and Affordable Home Décor
Fashion

Here's Where Fashion Editors Shop Chic and Affordable Home Décor

Between my bachelorette in Cabo San Lucas and my honeymoon in Europe, it's safe to say the first half of my year was full of travel. But since I don't have any big getaways on the books for the rest of the year (for now), I'm looking for ways to bring my love of travel and exploring destinations to my L.A. apartment. Luckily for me, Who What Wear Associate Fashion Director Michaela Bushkin put me onto Walmart's fall home lookbook, which is perfect for cultivating a globally inspired ambience in your living room (or bathroom, kitchen, bedroom—there are no limits here). This stylish curation of home finds has everything from artisan-style rugs to rattan chairs to textured blankets, so keep scrolling to see the pieces Michaela's eyeing to make her space feel like a unique fall retreat."My fav...
You Should Definitely Pack These Affordable Finds for Your Next Getaway
Fashion

You Should Definitely Pack These Affordable Finds for Your Next Getaway

Summer has officially commenced. The fashion set is jetting off to new destinations both near and far, and you can bet that they're packing a stylish wardrobe. Paying for the actual "travel" part of a vacation is expensive enough, so it makes sense that many fashion people are turning to more affordable retailers for on-trend looks during their trips. What's one spot that's been bubbling up in all of my conversations? Free Assembly. The brand boasts mega-cute pieces without the cringe-worthy price tag. Fashion editor Judith Jones and content creator Ellen Kim ran me through the pieces they're loving from the latest summer collection (including a $26 crochet polo that both of them are raving about), and I'm all in. Keep scrolling to shop six looks that you'll be folding into your suitcase i...