What games did kids play in the 1980s?

Mostly arcade games, Pac-Man, Galaga, Centepede, and so on. Atari games (mostly those based of arcade games) were very popular during the early '80s. Around 1985 the Nintendo Entertainment System was released which became very popular among the youth, games like Super Mario Bros, Castlevania, Zelda, and arcade based games were some of the biggest hits.