Touhou Luna Nights is a Metroidvania game that just hit Early Access, complete with snazzy soda machines. As an added bonus, you receive a few pieces of gold if you successfully drop the empty cans into the recycling bin! Thanks for the screenshot, Dominic!
Ho ho ho! It seems old Saint Nick left a cola machine under the Christmas tree in this rather depressing bar from first-person explore ’em up ShadowSide. Thanks for the screenshot, Cornelius. [Source]
I don’t recommend shaking down the vending machines in Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass for cash. You wouldn’t like them when they’re angry.
Honestly, a gorilla crushing lightning bolts sounds pretty awesome. Put me down for a six-pack of Xtreme Thunder.
Later in the game, there’s also a high-level version of the Vendotron called the Vendomax. In addition to snacks, it vends Boom Pop and Energy Rex.
Thanks for the screenshots, Dominic!
Sylvia, narrator and assassin wrangler from No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, briefs Travis Touchdown on his upcoming mission while sitting in front of the vending machine outside Burger Suplex.
I’m not sure which is a better name, Travis Touchdown or Burger Suplex. [Source]
Jill peeks out of her mech to inspect the soda selection in Drill Dozer for the Game Boy Advance. Thanks for the heads-up on this one, Tanukitsune!
Look, I was okay with the Xenomorphs mercilessly killing everyone on board my space station in Alien: Isolation, but I absolutely draw the line at harming innocent soda machines. Thanks for the screenshot, JackMontegue!
Hit-Girl will have to punch her way past this ruffian if she wants to enjoy an ice-cold soda in Kick-Ass for the PlayStation 3.
Online hangout Habbo Hotel introduced these funky soda machines as part of a 2009 cross-promotional campaign with Crush soda. Let’s take a closer look…
This generic soda machine from the Wii port of The Amazing Spider-Man isn’t quite as amazing as the Fred Pop machine from the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions, but it’s still pretty awesome.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta just launched a few hours ago, but the soda machines are already here in full force. Thanks for grabbing these screenshots, Velvety!
Choose between Kool Cat and Kool Toque mint sodas in skateboarding platformer Leave Me Alone: A Trip to Hell. [Source]
There’s a dilapidated cola machine stationed outside Loomis Gasoline in South Park: The Fractured But Whole’s new Bring the Crunch DLC. [Source]
A vending machine inside a convenience store — like this one from Repentant, a point-and-click adventure about a career criminal in search of redemption — is perfect for those of us who enjoy cold drinks but shun human interaction. Thanks for the screenshot, Pablo!
This soda machine appears in the PS2 and Wii releases of Ghostbusters: The Video Game. Slime optional.
Speaking of slime, I responded to reports of a Class-5 full-roaming vapor at the Sedgewick Hotel in the Nintendo DS version and discovered this Zen soda machine in the lobby.
Crying is not Enough is a Silent Hill-inspired survival horror game for Windows. With all that crying, it’s a good thing the game has so many drink machines to keep players properly hydrated. Thanks for the heads-up on this one, Adrian!
Shanking your way through an asylum works up a powerful thirst. Thankfully, this soda machine is present in both the original Nintendo DS release of Dementium II as well as the later remastered version for PC. Thanks for the tip, Adrian!