In a last-ditch effort to turn the tide of the decade-spanning cola wars, Pepsi travels back in time 123 years to recover a pair of flavors fancy enough to secure a space in the premium section of the convenience store cooler.
Of course it is.
The world has seen some unusual Pepsi flavors. But the reigning champ for variety and inventiveness is still Japan.
And it's called "Pink Cola," because as you can see, yes, the drink is pink.
Meets Pepsi! Don't forget that that. Oh, and set in some desert wasteland. The soda's latest string of commercials star actor Shun Oguri and remind me of PS2 classic Shadow of the Colossus.
Listen. I don't know why this man is taking a bath in Pepsi. I don't know how he could possibly be enjoying it as much as he apparently is. All I know is, oh god, why is it fizzing like that?
As a man that at one point in his life consumed no less than four liters of vaguely citrus soda a day, I find it hard to believe that there was really a large demand for a mildly juice-infused Mountain Dew breakfast drink, yet here we are.
Last week on Kotaku we talked about China's Pepsi-cooked chicken wing potato chips coming out of China as a weird but delightful snack. Well, being the resident China hand, I can say without a doubt that Pepsi in its 30 years of history in China has been anything but conventional in terms of its products and…
Just as cooking with beer works extremely well, cola is used in cooking throughout China—and beyond. Coca-cola is perhaps the most common in China, but Frito-Lay isn't a division of Coke. It's a division of PepsiCo. Thus, Pepsi-Cola chicken-flavor Lay's potato chips.
Out of the unique flavors Pepsi has released in Japan, Pepsi Special might have the most boring taste. However, it could be one of the most revolutionary.
Japan is getting a new kind of Pepsi. It's a special kind. It's so special that the name of it is, well, Pepsi Special.
Oh come on. Come on. Who can't taste the difference between Coke and Pepsi? Coke is drier and chocolatey...er. Pepsi is sweeter and ... fizz...ier? For real, there is a complete and total difference between the two soft drinks, one that developers at Double Fine failed to recognize with any consistency. Come on.
It's quickly becoming an annual summer tradition: Pepsi Japan releases truly interesting flavors to help the country cool down.
One August ago, we showed you a Mario made of boxes of Pepsi soda cans. One year later, we are showing you Super Mario Made Of Soda Can Boxes 2.
From Axe body spray to Doritos chips, upcoming stealth game Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is wall-to-wall product placement. Game designer Hideo Kojima explains why.
Witness the spectacular aftermath of a Coke versus Pepsi "display war" in a California grocery store.