The Premier Gaming Experience.

Serving Chicago's gamers since 2002.

Social Gaming Just Leveled Up.

Add +10 to your Charisma.

Snack Bar Designed to Keep You Fueled.

Delicious concessions made with high-quality, simple ingredients.

A New Way to Play.

Play the latest Xbox, Playstation, Wii, and PC games

3341 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 773-404-7033


Ignite is Chicago's premier gaming lounge, offering an innovative entertainment option since 2002. Enter a unique social environment that redefines the way you play video games with your friends. Over 90 PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Wii consoles fill the industrial, techy space to immerse you into the the latest and greatest games from League of Legends and Call of Duty to Madden and Street Fighter. Ignite Gaming Lounge gives your classic arcade a next-gen overhaul.

Games aren’t the only thing Ignite serves up. A snack bar designed to keep you fueled delivers tasty made to order concessions well into the evening. Tournaments and events, high-performance gear, and a lineup of friendly and knowledgeable staff complete a one of a kind gaming experience.
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If you even REMOTELY consider yourself a gamer, you have to come by and appreciate this one-of-a-kind modern arcade. Ben C. on Yelp

The PC I used had no lag, ran every game on ultra, and the monitor was freaking huge. Jocelynne G. on Yelp

Ignite is amazing, and will be the standard in Chicago (maybe beyond) for gaming lounges. Taylor B. on Yelp

Best customer service hands down! I also enjoy the frozen blended beverages they serve here, absolutely divine! Lauren R. on Google+

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Packages rollover and expire in 3 months. Taxes included. Hours are non-refundable. Deals do not apply to groups of 5 or more.


Private Events

Looking for a uniquely modern venue to host your event or party? Ignite Gaming Lounge is equipped with the latest video game titles for PC, XBox, and PlayStation, making it the perfect destination for casual and serious gamers alike. Let our dedicated party staff help you make your event exceptional!

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