“Beam Cola is Bullworth Academy’s favorite soft drink. Take it from me, baby Bruce Willis.”
Fountain View and Dr. Popp, courtesy of Hitman (2016). Thanks, @MonsterJail!
A generic cola machine in Duke Nukem 3D!
The same model reappears in Gearbox Software’s upcoming Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour (in an image humorously titled red-ruckus-liter-of-cola.png on Gearbox’s website).
Here’s a better look.
Stimo Energy Drink vending machine from Gears of War 3!
Soda Soda Pop and juice vending machines from Half-Life. Thanks, @LNorwegians!
Trish (presumably named after the character from Capcom’s Devil May Cry series) may be my favorite fictional video game beverage name yet!
SUN Cola, the official drink of Dead Space. Thanks, Dan!
Soda machine as implement of death in Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Anna: “Are you sure you pressed the right button?”
Gunther: “I do not make mistakes of that kind.”
Anna: “Your hand might have slipped.”
Gunther: “No. I wanted orange. It gave me lemon-lime.”
Anna: “The machine would not make a mistake…”
Gunther: “It’s the maintenance man. He knows I like orange.”
Anna: “So you think the staff has some kind of plot…”
Gunther: “Yes. They do it on purpose.”
It’s also worth noting that Deus Ex was brilliantly marketed with its soda machines front and center in print advertisements…
Alpha Protocol has soda machines. Just sayin’.
Niobe pauses in front of a Powerade machine in the GameCube version of Enter the Matrix. Hey, I wonder if consuming electrolyte-laden sports drinks in the virtual world of the Matrix causes humans to produce more energy for the machines in the real world. Thanks, @MatWBT!
Thanks to the only and only Ron Gilbert for reminding me about this one!
Sierra Petrovita, curator of the Nuka-Cola Museum in Girdershade, is the patron saint of the Video Game Soda Machine Project, and this pristine Nuka-Cola machine is her pride and joy.
Just for fun, here’s the Nuka-Cola machine’s texture map. [Source]
Click through to see Adam Adamowicz’s concept art for Fallout 3’s Nuka-Cola machine.
Poor Grog machine. It never fully recovered from The Secret of Monkey Island.
Just for fun, here’s a map from the Monkey Island 2 hint book featuring a sketch of the broken Grog machine.