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Ground Kontrol in the News

Here is a selection of some of the great media coverage we’ve received over the years:

Title Publication Date

Game over? Not in this pack, man Portland Tribune September 27, 2012

Best of Portland 2011: Then & Now Willamette Week July 27, 2011

Ground Kontrol’s new take on old arcade games is perfectly Portland The Oregonian April 8, 2011

Ground Kontrol specializing in arcade and video games from the ‘golden age’ of gaming (video) Oregon Live! April 6, 2011

Ground Kontrol to reboot after $200,000 face-lift Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon February 17, 2011

Ground Kontrol Classic Barcade: Beer and Battlezone Digital Trends May 10, 2010

Neverland, Oregon American Way (American Airlines’ in-flight magazine) May, 2010

Best Video Game Bars In America Asylum.com April 30, 2010

Flip City (cover story) Willamette Week April 14, 2010

Pinbrawl Is Forever Portland Sportsman April 23, 2009

Portland Plays Rock Band Button Mag April/May, 2009

Ground Kontrol: Give your thumbs a workout at an old-school arcade Spirit (SouthWest Airlines’ in-flight magazine) December, 2008

Best of the City 2008 Portland Magazine August, 2008

Is it real … or is it ‘Rock Band’? The Oregonian July 30, 2008

5 Ways to Rock at Rock Band Nylon Magazine July, 2008

Flipping for Pinball The Oregonian January 24, 2008

Tonight: Rock Band Release Party at Ground Kontrol The Portland Mercury November 20, 2007

The Coolest Arcades in America Tips & Tricks Magazine August, 2007

Fingers on the Flippers Portland Tribune July 10, 2007

Ground Kontrol: The Evolution Of The Traditional Arcade (Now With Booze And Sex) destructoid.com May, 2007

Ground Kontrol Arcade Interview gaming-media.com March, 2006

Arcade Fire! Giant Magazine March, 2006

Paging Ms. Pac-Man and our memories, too The Oregonian March 16, 2006

The Last – A Classic American Game May Be on the Verge of Extinction The Portland Mercury February 2, 2006

Flipper Fanatics The Portland Tribune November 19, 2005

Insert Coins Here: The Best Video Game Spots In The U.S. Complex Magazine August/September, 2005

The Last Great American Arcades Sync Magazine October/November, 2004

Sure Plays A Mean Pinball League The Oregonian October 15, 2004

Console Survivor The Oregonian March 27, 2004

Obsolete Obsession The Oregonian January 20, 2004

Wiggle It, That 8-Bit: Music for the Video Game Enthusiast The Portland Mercury December 24, 2003

Captivated By Retro Games Portland Business Journal March 10, 2000

Pinball Wizards And Witty, Too, All At Ground Kontrol Portland Business Journal March 10, 2000