Yep if you go way back you can locate games such as the 'Tennis for Two' that was created
in the late 50's.
Games like Pong and PacMan I guess was some of the first arcade games.
I can go back to the mid to late 60's as I use to visit 'The Museum of Science and Industry' in Chicago.
They had some pretty cool things that as kids, we thought would never come into existence. For example
at ten years old, my friend and I liked to go there to sit at a monitor. Her on one side and me on the
other. We would push a button and I could talk and she could see me and vice versa. We thought it so
fun and so very Science Fiction. That was about 1966/1967. They also had a game that I would not
be sworn to call it THE Tennis for Two but it was also at monitors....simple black screen, dots across
the screen as a net with a larger dot bouncing around like a tennis ball.
About 1970, pinball machines became so popular that eventually a movie was made 'Pinball Wizard'.
I am not sure what year that movie came out. I don't even remember much about it other than
Ann Margaret rolling around in beans and Tommy being blind.