Ground Kontrol


Heavy Metal Pinball Lot: $250 Cash Prize Tournament – Sunday 4/3, 6pm

Throw down on on three tables inspired by rock legends at Heavy Metal Pinball Lot! Heavy metal and pinball go hand-in-hand, and the modern age of pinball started right around the same time that bands started to push the boundaries of rock music, making everything heavier, faster, and louder! Video games eventually overtook pinball in most arcades, but heavy metal…

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Superb Owl Sunday: Sports-Free Happy Hour All Night! Sunday 2/5, 5pm

Need something to do on Sunday night that doesn't involve sportsball? Stop by for some classic arcade gaming and extended happy hour in honor of the highly effective bird of prey from the order Strigiformes! Known for their nocturnal schedule, ability to rotate their heads more than most creatures, and a tendency to swallow their prey whole, owls are sorely…

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Raiders of the Lost Arcade: Double Dragon

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Double Dragon, so we've doubled our Double Dragon! The original arcade version of Double Dragon is here as our new Raiders of the Lost Arcade feature! Prefer the vastly different NES version? Don't worry, it's fully playable in our PlayChoice-10 cabinet! In Double Dragon, twin brothers Billy and Jimmy Lee (also known as Hammer and…

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No Pun Intendo featuring Curtis Cook – Thursday 2/16, 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: Curtis Cook Ben Harkins Robbie Pankow Crystal Kordowski Hosted by Earthquake Hurricane's Anthony Lopez! Just $3 at…

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Bonus Round All Ages Free Play – Friday 1/13, Noon-4pm

Looking for another opportunity to enjoy free play during our all ages hours? Kick off your Friday afternoon with Bonus Round All Ages Free Play! From Noon-4pm on Friday January 13, 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…

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