Yakusoku – Promise is your typical boy-get-amnesia, boy-meets-succubus, boy-encounters-soda-machines, boy-chooses-between-limited-dialogue-options love story for the PC-98. [Source]
It would have been such a waste to title a visual novel Coin and not include at least a few soda machines. [Source]
This soda machine is from Kusuriyubi no Kyōkasho, a visual novel for the PC-98. Google translates that title as “Medicine Finger Textbook,” so we’ll just roll with that. [Source]
We are the crowd
We’re c-coming out
Got my flash on, it’s true
Need that picture of you, it’s so magical
We’d be so fantastical
I’m it’s biggest fan, and I’ll follow this soda machine from Paparazzo, a visual novel for the PC-98, until it loves me. [Source]
Fallout 76 adds a new twist to an old favorite with its new Wasted on Nukashine side quest: a Nuka-Cola vending machine that opens up to reveal the entrance to a speakeasy!
The soda machine in the background of this screenshot from _summer for the PlayStation 2 has shot straight to the top of my collection. No, literally — the underscore places it first alphabetically. [Source]
Caffeine and a little luck are all you’ll need to coach a women’s volleyball team to victory in Prism Court for the PlayStation 1! [Source]
If my years spent as an amateur detective have taught me anything, it’s that you don’t stand a chance of cracking the case of the Ghost Train in Akagawa Jirou no Yuurei Ressha for the NES if you’re under-caffeinated. [Source]
Hypnospace Outlaw is a detective game set on the Internet as we knew it (more or less) in the 1990s. Kotaku describes it as “a work of genius,” and it’s hard to disagree when you witness the subtle artfulness with which this soda machine is incorporated into the mise-en-scène.
Thanks for the screenshot, Ben!