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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129 45
Joel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Last of Us

2
141 53
Nathan Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

3
81 17
John Marston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Red Dead Redemption

4
114 43
Kratos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
God of War III, God of War, God of War II

5
117 50
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ellie The Last of Us

6
93 48
Solid Snake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

7
36 12
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

8
59 45
Ratchet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

9
60 47
Sackboy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sackboy LittleBigPlanet

10
54 42
Cole McGrath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Cole McGrath

11
45 44
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

12
47 47
Clank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

13
37 40
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Max Payne 3

14
34 40
The Origami Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Origami Killer Heavy Rain

15
24 29
Dogmeat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Fallout 3

16
24 31
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added

17
34 48
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

18
30 44
Ocelot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

19
29 45
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect 2

20
21 35
Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Eric Cartman

21
18 31
Goku is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Goku

22
24 42
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

23
19 35
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

24
22 41
Madison Paige is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Madison Paige Heavy Rain

25
16 31
Claptrap is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Borderlands 2

26
18 35
Jade is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jade Beyond Good & Evil HD

27
20 39
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Punisher

28
21 41
Marlene is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Marlene The Last of Us

29
18 36
Nathan Hale is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Hale Resistance 2

30
13 30
Oerba Dia Vanille is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Final Fantasy XIII

31
18 39
Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

32
28 57
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

33
16 36
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

34
11 27
Jack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Jack Mass Effect 2

35
15 35
Asuka Kazama is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Tekken Revolution

36
16 37
Lili is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Tekken Revolution

37
17 40
Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Bomberman Bomberman Ultra

38
11 29
Nigel West Dickens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Nigel West Dickens Red Dead Redemption

39
9 26
Rico Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Rico Rodriguez

40
24 55
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

41
14 37
Meg Griffin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

42
12 35
Chris Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

44
9 30
Lars Alexandersson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Tekken Revolution

45
9 30
Sora is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts

46
3 15
vector is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
andre.robinson823 added vector

47
5 24
Silas Greaves is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Silas Greaves Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

48
6 29
Mickey Mouse is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Kingdom Hearts, Epic Mickey

49
6 31
Shane Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Shane Carpenter Haze

50
5 32
Nathan Spencer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Spencer Bionic Commando Rearmed