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2019 High Score Hall of Fame

CLICK HERE for updated information on our current Hall of Fame challenges and updated leaderboards.

Think you have what it takes to be in the Ground Kontrol Hall of Fame? Test your might in the monthly high score challenge and prove to the world that you belong in the arcade record books! We've made some changes to the…

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Now Available: New Year’s Eve 2018 VIP Wristbands – While They Last!

***UPDATE: VIP Wristbands are SOLD OUT! All purchased wristbands will be available for pick-up with our door staff beginning at noon on Monday, 12/31.*** Our NYE party is already a killer deal, but sometimes you just need a little bit of VIP treatment. Get a VIP wristband and skip the line at the door, so you can get right to…

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Expansion Complete!

ATTENTION GROUND KONTROL CUSTOMERS: The time has finally come. We couldn’t be more excited to announce that, at long last, we’ve finished our major expansion project! At 5pm on Wednesday, June 6th, we will be unlocking access to the upgraded classic section of Ground Kontrol, filled with over 70 additional games and an extra bar that will offer alcohol service…

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Pre-Order Your Pinbrawl X T-Shirt Today!

Portland Pinbrawl X T-Shirt Pre-Orders Open! 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 IX design and our contest-winning "Arcade Meltdown" design) and colorist Lee Zeman teamed up once again to deliver an appropriately awesome retro-pinball-inspired design for our…

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Exclusive New Games at Ground Kontrol!

We're extremely excited to announce a brand-new lineup of arcade games, exclusive to Ground Kontrol! Keeping up with current trends can be tough when your focus is on classic gaming, so we partnered with an expensive market research firm to develop fresh takes on old favorites. Over the past year, they have analyzed every single social media profile in the…

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