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The CTRL Pad is Newcastle’s very own Premier Video-Gaming Lounge!

Based in the Gate, The CTRL Pad is at the heart of this amazing city and aims to bring people of all ages and abilities together. Offering quality gaming entertainment at affordable prices.

After 80 days of world leading Arts, Innovation and Design throughout the Great Exhibition of the North 2018, the launch of this legacy project has been enabled!

From the retro classics to the must-have latest releases, The CTRL Pad has something for everyone, whether you’re a gaming-pro or have never picked up a controller before. Our Games Masters’ are on hand to make sure you have a great experience and answer all game related questions for you!

Not a fan of Video-Games? No problem! We also have a collection of classic Board Games to help keep you entertained. Come and join us, have a fresh cup of coffee, a bite to eat and relax with a game of Scrabble to re-charge your batteries.

The CTRL Pad aims to bring you regular challenges and tournaments to get involved in with your friends or family – they are also a great chance to meet new people!

We have a unique party packages to suit all ages and abilities.
With discounts, membership opportunities, special game launch events, live streaming ‘challenge a UK Pro’, prizes and an inclusive community, there is something for everyone, what are you waiting for?

We can’t wait to see you!

The CTRL Pad Team.