Tretton cites the system's introduction of the DVD format, internet connectivity and motion technology from the EyeToy as reasons for why the device was so revolutionary. He also notes that the best part of the celebration "is that PS2 is still one of the most played consoles out there with continued support from the development community."

There's a really great documentary put together by the PlayStation Blog after the jump. It's well worth watching if you're interested in the history of the PlayStation.

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