Five years ago today, gamers around the world got their hands on the PlayStation 3, a system that has had ups and downs in the past few years, but has given gamers some of the best titles around.

The PlayStation Blog celebrates the anniversary with developers around the industry, whom chime in on some of their favorite PS3 titles.

Personally, I have to thank the PlayStation 3 for helping me discover my desire to pursue a career in the video game industry. Let us know in the comments how you will celebrate the PlayStation 3′s birthday.

Happy Birthday, PlayStation 3.