Gombies, a Greenlight Studios game about a computer virus that rewrites its victims’ DNA and transforms them into geeky zombies, never made it out of development. Lucky for us, this render of the game’s Vend Over machines survived the cancellation. [Source]
Bandai released Jungle Park, a delightfully weird point-and-click adventure game, across several platforms in 1996. This autumnal screenshot, featuring a pair of soda machines and the intriguing promise of “Throt Raceing,” is from the Macintosh version. [Source]
Jelysa uses these E-Bolt vending machines as checkpoints as she tidies her way through Amoeba Labs in SlimeTrials, a platforming clean-’em-up. Thanks for the screenshot, Renoki!
Someone is out to sabotage the Battle of the Bands, and its up to Barbie to crack the case in The Barbie Diaries: High School Mystery for PC. And where better to launch her investigation than the school’s vending machines? [Source]
Meanwhile, I did some detective work of my own and discovered several sound files from The Barbie Diaries tucked away in a folder on the CD-ROM. Allow me to introduce The Video Game Soda Machine Project’s first Soda Machine Soundscape…
Are you not entertained? Well, what if I threw in a screenshot of some vending machines from the Game Boy Advance port of The Barbie Diaries: High School Mystery?
If you’re searching for true joy in Clover Heart’s: Looking for Happiness for the PlayStation 2, might I recommend those soda machines in the background? [Source]
For a visual novel about a not-so-distant future where Earth is on the verge of societal collapse due to decreased birthrates, Gakuen Utopia: Manabi Straight! – Kirakira Happy Festa! for the PlayStation 2 certainly has a cheerful title. Oh, and a soda machine too! [Source]
Continuing the Video Game Soda Machine Project’s recent deep dive into Japanese visual novels, these soda machines are from Triangle Again, a musical adventure for the PlayStation 2. [Source]