Did you know the first publicly demonstrated electronic game was created in 1950? Bertie the Brain was an arcade game of tic-tac-toe. Bertie was notoriously hard to beat. In the game, human challengers made moves using an illuminated keypad and Bertie immediately countered on the game board, invariably winning.
Today, Bertie the Brain may look like a boring and not particularly entertaining arcade game, but in 1950 it was a remarkable milestone in the development of computers and one of the earliest videogames. And, come on, it’s a classic! 🙂