Grab a soda from this vending machine, escape the hospital nursery, and proceed to the helipad in Rainbow Six Siege. Thanks for helping me track this one down, Hakunamarups! [Source]
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!
If I’ve learned anything from Two Point Hospital, it’s that nothing washes down a bag of Cheesy Gubbins quite like an ice-cold Burp soda. [Source]
What’s that? You’re feeling lightheaded? An ice-cold Pulpitation energy drink is sure to get your blood pumping!
Captain Blue discovers a soda machine 2,000,000 leagues under the sea in Viewtiful Joe for the GameCube. Thanks for the tip, Officer_Dan!
These nondescript vending machines from Homefront: The Revolution aren’t nearly as exciting as the Full Throttle and NOS energy drink machines that appeared in the original Homefront. I guess the occupying forces really cracked down on product placement. Thanks for the screenshot, Chris!
The drink machine on the right is a stock asset that has appeared previously in other games, but as far as I can tell, Aqua Refreshin’ is a Firefighters: The Simulation original. Thanks for the screenshot, Chris!
It looks like Cyberpunk 2077 is off to a hackin’ good start with two soda machines appearing in the first ten minutes of today’s gameplay reveal video. Best of all, we can be certain these screenshots will 100% represent the final look of the game!
Speaking of Nicola, CD Projekt Red handed out these promotional soda cans at E3 2018.
Check out this hauntingly beautiful Solar Soda machine from Call of Duty: Ghosts. Oh, and while I don’t formally induct coffee vending machines into the Video Game Soda Machine Project’s collection, I couldn’t resist sharing this awesome Sirene Coffee machine.
Thanks for the screenshots, GinsuVictim!
Nothing takes your mind off a journey through the post-apocalyptic wasteland like a refreshing soft drink in 35MM. Thanks for the screenshot, Tanukitsune!
The red soda machine from Final Fantasy XV is already in the archive, but the blue models are brand new. Thanks for the screenshot, Chris!
Just for good measure, here’s the Ebony coffee vending machine from Final Fantasy XV: Episode Prompto.
The new Busan map hit Overwatch’s Public Test Region earlier today, and it features these awesome D.Va-endorsed Nano Cola machines! Blizzard also released concept art of the soda machine and other assorted Nano Cola stuff.
Meanwhile, these drink machines appear in the MEKA pilot cafeteria (along with a pair of touchscreen soda fountains).
I’m excited that we’re finally getting some lore on Overwatch’s soda cans in the latest animated short. Specifically, they talk!
Defuse enough bombs without accidentally blowing your coworkers to smithereens and you’ll earn a visit to the break room vending machines in Bomb Corp. (part of The Jackbox Party Pack 2)!
Inspecting some soda machines that look like they just stepped out of a PS1 game in retro horror thriller Power Drill Massacre. Thanks for the screenshot, r3l0z!
The Misfits is an Early Access arena shooter featuring these halftone vending machines — including everyone’s favorite, Sodar Pop! Let’s take a closer look…
Thanks for the screenshots, Cornelius!
These poor citizens are trapped under soda machines while Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl just stand there and gawk at them. No wonder they outlawed supers.
Cue up “Chantaje” by Shakira (featuring Maluma) in Just Dance Now and shake your groove thing over to the vending machine on the far left for a snack and a refreshing soda.
These drink machines from PS4 cyberpunk adventure NORTH look like they’ve spent a couple of years at the bottom of the ocean. Thanks for the screenshot, Chris!
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!
Okay, so it’s entirely possible I skipped through a bunch of dialogue boxes to grab this soda machine screenshot from Persona 2: Innocent Sin and didn’t get that Sumaru Prison is a live music venue and not, you know, an actual prison. That explains all the instruments and amps and stuff.
Nakano Broadway is a popular shopping destination in Tokyo for all things anime and manga, and it makes an appearance — complete with soda machines — in Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory for the PS4!
A friendly policeman takes me on a tour of a London Underground station and its fine vending machines in Zombi (a.k.a. ZombiU for the Wii U).
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!
Shrek storms the castle in Shrek the Third on Wii, only to discover a vending machine that dispenses barrels of whatever the G-rated equivalent of grog is. Here’s the same scene from the PlayStation Portable release…
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!