Button Mash 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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105 26
John Marston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Red Dead Redemption
2
138 47
Kratos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
God of War III, God of War, God of War II
3
161 62
Nathan Drake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
4
144 55
Joel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Last of Us
5
133 57
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ellie The Last of Us
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109 51
Solid Snake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
7
53 17
Leon S. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
andre.robinson823 added Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil, Resident Evil Gaiden
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68 52
Sackboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sackboy LittleBigPlanet
9
62 47
Cole McGrath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Cole McGrath
10
65 52
Ratchet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
11
54 50
Clank is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
12
51 48
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3
13
45 45
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Max Payne 3
14
39 46
The Origami Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Origami Killer Heavy Rain
15
30 34
Dogmeat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Fallout 3
16
41 51
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
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29 36
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added
18
35 50
Ocelot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
19
27 39
Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Eric Cartman
20
22 33
Claptrap is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Borderlands 2
21
31 50
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect 2
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23 38
Goku is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Goku
23
23 38
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3
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28 49
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!
25
24 46
Marlene is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Marlene The Last of Us