Ground Kontrol


Pinball Tables Reserved for PinballPDX Royal Rumble Players

Attention Ground Kontrol customers: On Sunday 1/26, all of the pinball tables in Ground Kontrol will be accessible exclusively to PinballPDX Royal Rumble tournament players only. Due to the format and large number of players in the tournament, we are expecting most (if not all) of our pinball tables to be needed for tournament matches from noon to roughly 9pm.…

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Now Available: New Year’s Eve 2019 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 Tuesday, 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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Portland Pinbrawl XI Weekend Limited Pinball Availability

Attention Ground Kontrol customers: The eleventh annual 128-player Portland Pinbrawl tournament is coming up this weekend, and pinball availability will be limited for non-tournament players throughout the weekend in order to keep tournament play as smooth and quick as possible. On Saturday 4/27 and Sunday 4/28, all pinball machines will be reserved until 5pm for tournament players only. Additionally on…

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Pre-Order Your Pinbrawl XI T-Shirt & Hoodie Today!

Portland Pinbrawl XI T-Shirt (& Hoodie!) Pre-Orders Open! Portland Pinbrawl XI is nearly upon us, and it's finally time to reveal this year's artwork - available for the first time in both t-shirt and full-zip hooded sweatshirt form! This Portland-themed-pinball mash-up was illustrated by Vo Minh McBurney and colored by Lee Zeman, who've been responsible for several awesome collaborations. The t-shirts…

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Introducing Ground Kontrol Premium Play!

Ready to upgrade your evening? We’re excited to announce our latest innovation! As pioneers in the arcade world, we've spent nearly two decades creating and refining the template for the increasingly popular "bar/arcade". When it's time for us to find inspiration, we have to look elsewhere, such as the extremely profitable nightclub industry. After months of research and an incredible…

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