Shred the gnar on your trusty snowboard, rack up a few battle royale kills on the slopes, and chill out with a Europacola in Ring of Elysium. In other words, it’s basically the Winter X Games version of the biathlon. Thanks for the heads-up on this one, Newman!
Visceral Games slipped a reference to their other franchise into Battlefield Hardline in the form of a Dead Space-inspired Sun Cola machine!
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is beta testing its Blackout battle royale mode, and @AyyItsNewman fought off 87 other players long enough to grab a screenshot of this cola machine!
Splatoon 2 Version 4.0 features these squid-friendly soda machines, which appear to be horizontal flips of the soda machine assets present in the game since its initial launch. Thanks for the screenshot, Pablo!
Brightly lit soda machines line the streets of Tales of the Neon Sea, an upcoming cyberpunk detective adventure. Thanks for the screenshots, Pablo!
This vending machine from We Happy Few dispenses drinks and a bunch of other useful stuff, day or night! No wonder everyone in this game seems so peppy. [Source]
Dexter shares his analysis of the swimming pool crime scene with Lieutenant Batista, while a soda machine lurks in the background like some kind of Dark Passenger. [Source]
It’s easy to get addicted to the great taste of Crack-Cola in Hellforces, a 2002 zombie shooter for Windows. [Source]
This vending machine is from human vs. dinosaur shooter Primal Carnage Extinction. Increase your vigor to defeat the terrible lizards!
This next one looks a little more like a snack machine, but there’s “Phoenix Food & Drink” branding on the side and cans of soda on the nearby table, so I’m rolling with it!
Poor dino looks like he fell asleep guarding the vending machine. That’s some outstanding environmental storytelling. Thanks for the screenshots, Cornelius!
Say what you will about Dr. Otto Octavius, but you have to give him credit for stocking his laboratory with Quality Soda in Marvel’s Spider-Man for PlayStation 4. Thanks for the screenshot, Pablo!
This next soda machine appeared during Siege’s Outbreak event earlier this year. I wasn’t able to find a screenshot that showcased the entire machine, but I did find these helpful instructions… [Source]
In case you can’t make it out, here’s a transcription:
Insert Coin Here
If you are fixin to pour some fizzy water in your pie hole follow instructions that follow mo-fo. Insert your damn coin in the damn slot. Make your selection. Take product and drinky drinky.
Jeez, that seems a little aggressive. Finally, here’s a fun glitch where a Siege player spawns inside a soda machine. [Source]
I haven’t seen someone meld with a soda machine like this since Geist on the GameCube.
I blasted my way through a mess hall full of facehuggers to snap a screenshot of these vending machines from Alien Trilogy, a 1996 DOS shooter. Curiously, they closely resemble the soda machines from 2013’s Aliens: Colonial Marines. Is there a vending machine somewhere in the Alien films they’re both referencing?
Yakuza Kiwami 2 slaps a fresh coat of paint on the PS2 original, including these scintillating soda machines. Thanks for the screenshots, Gus!
Jet Cola is back and better than ever in the new remastered Shenmue! Let’s take a closer look…
Thanks for the screenshots, Brian!
I appreciate Forestry 2017’s conceit that “use chainsaw” is an unvarying prospect in the mind of the lumberjack — even when interacting with a soda machine. Thanks for the screenshot, Chris!