Pre-Order Your Pinbrawl IX T-Shirt Today!

Portland Pinbrawl IX T-Shirt Pre-Orders Open!

PREVIEW ONLY - Final art subject to change

Each year we produce a commemorative shirt for Pinbrawl, and we're really excited to unveil this year's design! Local artist Vo Minh McBurney (also responsible for last year's Pinbrawl VIII design and our contest-winning "Arcade Meltdown" design) and colorist Lee Zeman stepped it up…

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No Pun Intendo featuring Jon Schabl – Thursday 4/20, 9pm

Stand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games! Every Third Thursday, No Pun Intendo brings fantastic comedians to our lounge! Plus - video game competitions between teams of audience members with fabulous prizes! Each month, we feature fantastic comics from Portland & beyond. This month's lineup: Jon Schabl Chris Ettrick Dylan Jenkins Katie Nguyen Mohanad Elshieky Marcus Coleman Hosted by Earthquake Hurricane's Anthony Lopez!…

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Available Now: The Ground Kontrol Kompanion App!

Packed full of cutting-edge features, modernizing your classic gaming experience has never been easier. Whether you want help meeting like-minded gamers, tracking your spending, or documenting your arcade achievements, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at what’s possible with the Ground Kontrol Kompanion App, then head over to the App Store and download it today!*

* Android version…

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Indie Game Night: Disc Jam – Thursday 3/30, 7pm

Every Last Thursday, Indie Game Night invites you to play some of our favorite independently-developed video games in Ground Kontrol's lounge. These games are made by small teams (often just a few people) and are usually retro-inspired with refined game play that's easy to pick up in just a couple of rounds. This month, we're featuring Disc Jam! DISC JAM…

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All Ages Free Play Party – Wednesday 3/29, 11am-4:30pm

Power up your Spring break with free play at Ground Kontrol! Our All Ages Free Play Party offers you another chance to introduce your young ones to the games you grew up with, in their original condition! Everything from Donkey Kong to The Simpsons will be available to play with no quarters necessary, for one low $5 cover! Wander through decades of arcade…

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* SOLD OUT * Portland Pinbrawl 2017 – Pre-Registration 3/11, 12pm PST

Portland Pinbrawl 2017 Ground Kontrol’s 9th Annual Pinball Tournament!

PORTLAND PINBRAWL IX IS SOLD OUT! Tournament registration filled up in a new record time of only 6 minutes! Miss out? Don’t worry, we’ve started a standby list to get as many of you in as cancellations etc. occur! Fill out our Google Form to join the standby list. Online…

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Bonus Round All Ages Free Play – Friday 3/10, Noon-3:30pm

Looking for another opportunity to enjoy free play during our all ages hours? Kick off your Friday afternoon with Bonus Round All Ages Free Play! From Noon-3:30pm on Friday March 10, every arcade game and pinball table at Ground Kontrol will be set to free play. Over 90 games spanning decades of arcade history from the vector classic Asteroids to the…

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CLOSED For a Private Event – Friday 3/10, 3:30-6:30pm

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade will be closed during the following period for a private event: Friday 3/10, 3:30pm-6:30pm We'll re-open at 6:30pm. Please remember, Ground Kontrol is 21+ only after 5pm. Ground Kontrol is a fantastic place to bring your company for a holiday party, to celebrate a milestone birthday, or throw your wedding reception. If you are interested in renting…

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No Pun Intendo featuring Caitlin Weierhauser – Thursday 3/16, 9pm

Stand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games! Every Third Thursday, No Pun Intendo brings fantastic comedians to our lounge! Plus - video game competitions between teams of audience members with fabulous prizes! Each month, we feature fantastic comics from Portland & beyond. This month's lineup: Caitlin Weierhauser Matt Monroe Milan Patel Daniel Martin Austin Jason Traeger Hosted by Earthquake Hurricane's Anthony Lopez! Just…

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