Total Nerd The Best Playstation 3 Characters  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite Playstation 3 video game characters. Must be on Playstation 3 only.

The third iteration of the Playstation console is really when Sony started to separate itself from an identity standpoint. This is when old series become major blockbusters, and new series start to hit the market. At this part in the history of the console, characters start to change from being simply popular to reaching iconic status. This list seeks to compile many of those characters. 

Whether looking through the history of the Uncharted series and bringing about Nathan Drake as the ultimate mascot of Sony's gaming division, or seeing Solid Snake yet again saving the world in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot, there are plenty of characters coming back to bring about a great era of entertainment. While it took some hits at launch, the Playstation 3 managed to remain relevant so that its major course correction next cycle could become as dominant as it was. 

So take a look at our list of Playstation 3 characters, and vote for your favorites! There are plenty of characters to look at here, so pick out the ones you find the most iconic. Don't forget to check out our other lists for all the different systems. 

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Joel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Joel The Last of Us

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Nathan Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Drake Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

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Kratos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Kratos God of War III, God of War, God of War II

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Ellie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ellie The Last of Us

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John Marston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added John Marston Red Dead Redemption

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Solid Snake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Solid Snake Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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Sackboy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sackboy LittleBigPlanet

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Leon S. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
1510603427903 added Leon S. Kennedy Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil, Resident Evil Gaiden

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Ratchet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

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Cole McGrath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Cole McGrath

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Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Commander Shepard Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

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Clank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Clank Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

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Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Max Payne Max Payne 3

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The Origami Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Origami Killer Heavy Rain

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Raiden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Raiden

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Raiden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Raiden Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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Dogmeat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Dogmeat Fallout 3

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Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Miranda Lawson Mass Effect 2

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Ocelot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ocelot Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Eric Cartman

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Peter Griffin Family Guy Video Game!

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Goku is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Goku

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Marlene is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Marlene The Last of Us

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Madison Paige is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Madison Paige Heavy Rain

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Jade is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jade Beyond Good & Evil HD

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Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Ashley Williams Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

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Nathan Hale is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Hale Resistance 2

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Stewie Griffin Family Guy Video Game!

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Punisher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Punisher The Punisher

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Claptrap is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Claptrap Borderlands 2

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Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

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Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Brian Griffin Family Guy Video Game!

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Oerba Dia Vanille is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Oerba Dia Vanille Final Fantasy XIII

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Jack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Jack Mass Effect 2

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Lili is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Lili Tekken Revolution

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Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Bomberman Bomberman Ultra

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Meg Griffin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Meg Griffin Family Guy Video Game!

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Asuka Kazama is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Asuka Kazama Tekken Revolution

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Rico Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Rico Rodriguez

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Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

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Nigel West Dickens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Nigel West Dickens Red Dead Redemption

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Chris Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Chris Griffin Family Guy Video Game!

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Sora is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Sora Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts

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vector is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
1510603427903 added vector

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Lars Alexandersson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Lars Alexandersson Tekken Revolution

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Silas Greaves is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Silas Greaves Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

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Shane Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Shane Carpenter Haze

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Mickey Mouse is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Mickey Mouse Kingdom Hearts, Epic Mickey

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Nathan Spencer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Spencer Bionic Commando Rearmed