Tekken 4

Tekken 4

I was flipping through a French gaming magazine from 2001 earlier today, and I thought I spotted a soda machine in the background of a tiny Tekken 4 screenshot. I loaded up the game, and what do you know?

Harley-Davidson: The Road to Sturgis

Harley-Davidson: The Road to Sturgis

Harley-Davidson: The Road to Sturgis

Go hog wild on caffeine with this soda machine from Harley-Davidson: The Road to Sturgis! These screenshots are from the DOS release; the soda machine doesn’t appear in the (clearly inferior) Amiga and Atari ST versions of the game. [Source]

How did I find a soda machine that’s barely even visible on screen in a long-forgotten game? Well, in this case, I was digging through an old issue of Computer Gaming World from 1989 when I stumbled across this advertisement…

Harley-Davidson: The Road to Sturgis

What a long, strange trip it’s been.

The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield

The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield

Your first instinct after loading up The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield might be to visit Moe’s Tavern or the Kwik-E-Mart, but I encourage you to buzz on over to the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and bask in the glow of this Buzz Cola vending machine instead!

Tech Corp.

Tech Corp.

Tech Corp.

Like Steve Jobs said, if you want to make it in Silicon Valley, you have to stay hydrated. Luckily, Tech Corp. offers upgradable vending machines to keep your team refreshed.