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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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Portland Pinbrawl X – Our 10th Annual Pinball Tournament – Sunday 4/15

Portland Pinbrawl X Ground Kontrol’s TENTH Annual Pinball Tournament!

On Sunday, April 15th 2018, 128 of the best pinball players from Portland and beyond will once again gather at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade for Portland’s biggest pinball tournament!

Portland Pinbrawl X takes place Sunday, April 15th. On-site registration (if any slots are available) begins at 10:00am.…

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High Score Hall of Fame

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. Every month, we are selecting one pinball machine and one arcade game for players to duke it out on. The highest score recorded…

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New Online Store NOW OPEN!

Keeping the classic arcade experience alive is our mission, and back in the day, there was no shortage of options to display your arcade admiration. Our selection includes our “Rebel Ships” and “Arcade Meltdown” shirts and hoodies, embroidered beanies, one-inch pins perfect for your jacket or bag, laser-etched pint glasses, and extra-special stuff like our original, limited edition “Pixel PDX”…

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Ground Kontrol at PAX West – Friday 9/1 through Monday 9/4

What do seventy-thousand-plus gaming fans have in common with your favorite classic arcade? We're all going to PAX West this weekend! For the fourth year in a row, Ground Kontrol will be bringing the "arcade" to Penny Arcade Expo at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle for the entire Labor Day weekend, giving you one more reason to cherish your…

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