Awesome Pepsi Commercial Is Samurai Meets Shadow of the Colossus...

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. » 5/13/14 8:30am 5/13/14 8:30am

So, Uh. This Is What Bathing In Over 300 Cans of Pepsi (???) Is Like.

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? » 8/08/13 10:30pm 8/08/13 10:30pm

They're Making Mountain Dew for Breakfast, and It's All Your Fault

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. » 2/12/13 6:15pm 2/12/13 6:15pm

Pepsi and China: Things Get Weird

Last week on Kotaku » 12/17/12 7:00am 12/17/12 7:00am 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 marketing.

China's Pepsi Flavored Potato Chips Actually Make Perfect Sense

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.


The chips launched earlier this year, and the… » 12/13/12 5:00am 12/13/12 5:00am

Pepsi Special Is a Special Cola, But Not a Special Tasting Cola

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.


In Japan, Pepsi regularly releases an array of, how should I say, unique flavors. Some of them, such as Salty Watermelon Pepsi, are not as bad as you think. Some,… » 11/16/12 6:20am 11/16/12 6:20am

In Japan, a Healthy New Pepsi Beverage Makes It Hard To Absorb Fat

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. » 11/06/12 6:50am 11/06/12 6:50am

Salty Watermelon Pepsi Isn't as Bad as You Think

Like clockwork, Pepsi Japan releases a new crazy flavor every summer. In the past, there's been Ice Cucumber » 7/26/12 5:00am 7/26/12 5:00am (blergh) and (not bad!). And this year, the flavor is . Let's give it a whirl.

This Video Game Studio Says No One Can Taste the Difference Between…

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. » 7/21/12 3:00pm 7/21/12 3:00pm

Even Soda Can Super Mario Gets A Sequel

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. » 8/09/10 5:00pm 8/09/10 5:00pm

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Product Placement Explained!

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. » 4/09/10 2:00am 4/09/10 2:00am

World Of Warcraft Flavored Mountain Dew Now Quenching Epic Thirsts

Have a massive thirst? Consider it slayed, as Mountain Dew (aka Mtn Dew) and Blizzard have officially made the soda based on World of Warcraft available, in either citrus-cherry-flavored Horde Red or wild fruit-flavored Alliance Blue. » 6/09/09 3:40pm 6/09/09 3:40pm

Pepsi Rock Band Contest Is A Reality

Last month, we first told you about the upcoming Pepsi promotion that would see daily giveaways of Rock Band downloadable tracks, allegedly up to a million tracks. Details on that promotion have gone live. » 4/22/09 4:00pm 4/22/09 4:00pm

Rumor: Pepsi Giving Away 1 Million Rock Band Tracks This Summer

MTV Games and Pepsi appear to be teaming up for a Rock Band-themed, Pepsi-soaked promotion this Summer, giving away up to 1 million free Rock Band tracks to lucky sugared soft drink swillers. » 3/30/09 8:30pm 3/30/09 8:30pm