Ground Kontrol


Clash of the Classics: Centipede VS Millipede

We've given our games a bit of a break from our semi-regular Clash of the Classics challenge, where two games compete to earn the most quarters, with the winner earning a spot on our arcade floor and the loser exiled to storage. Now it's time for another tough decision: Do we keep a well-known classic, or its more complicated sequel? Centipede (Atari -…

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CLOSED For a Private Event – Monday 7/11, 6:30-10:10pm

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade will be closed during the following period for a private event: Monday 7/11, 6:30pm-10:10pm We'll re-open at 10:10pm. 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…

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No Pun Intendo featuring Anthony Lopez – Thursday 7/21, 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: Anthony Lopez Shirley Gnome Timmy Booth Henry Russell Stoddard Josh Chambers Brandon Lyons Hosted by Nariko Ott!…

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CLOSED For Independence Day – Monday 7/4

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade will be CLOSED for business Monday 7/4 so our games (and our staff) can take a break! Of course, we'll be open regular hours Sunday 7/3. We open at Noon and welcome all ages until 4:30pm. At 5pm, the bar opens with happy hour until 7! We're also hosting a Killer Queen Monthly Mixer Tournament on Sunday…

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Bonus Round Free Play – Thursday 6/23, 10pm-close

Close out your Thursday night with Bonus Round Free Play! From 10pm-close on Thursday June 23, 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 indie game Killer Queen, all for one low $3 cover! Feel like you're not…

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