With the highly anticipated release of Terminator Salvation just weeks away, 7-Eleven is releasing a special flavor this month in honor of the movie. The flavor is called “Apocalyptic Ice” and is “[a] blood-orange Slurpee drink flavor [that] awakens the machine in you with a sweet, citrus taste.” (7-Eleven) Along with the drink, they also have 4 collectable cups and straws to enjoy this new fantastic flavor. With 7-Eleven making so many different flavors for blockbuster hits, I’m sure we’ll see a Transformer one pretty soon. (PicThx Entertainment News)
In preparation for the release of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine film, Twentieth Century Fox has teamed up with 7-Eleven to push the images of several main cast members on their ever popular Slurpee products. For a limited time, 7-Eleven will be serving up Sabretooth, Wolverine and Gambit on the cups, along with the addition of a new flavor called Mutant Berry. Collectible straws will also be made available featuring of four X-Men characters, marked by a removable figure. If the cold beverage spectrum wasn’t enough for you, 7-Eleven will also be incorporating the film’s promotional push into their hot beverage offerings, showcasing Wolverine’s trademark claw slash mark on a stainless steel coffee mug containing the chain’s X-Treme Energy Cappuccino! A lot of X-Men going on at 7-Eleven, drink on! (Thx LicensingExpo)
If you always dreamed of getting the hottest XBox title along with your Big Gulp and junk food fix, then this holiday season you will be rewarded. According to the ShackNews, convenience store king 7-Eleven will add seven popular video game titles to their inventory, including Guitar Hero: World Tour and Gear of Wars 2. They are also carrying pre-paid game cards for the likes of XBox Live, Playstation Network and ridiculously addictive World of Warcraft. In the future, they intend to capitalize on advance reservations and midnight releases of the most hyped new titles.