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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John Marston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Red Dead Redemption

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154 57
Nathan Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

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135 50
Joel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Last of Us

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128 46
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

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124 54
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ellie The Last of Us

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100 50
Solid Snake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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43 15
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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65 49
Sackboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sackboy LittleBigPlanet

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63 48
Ratchet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

10
57 45
Cole McGrath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Cole McGrath

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50 48
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

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47 46
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

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42 42
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Max Payne 3

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35 42
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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27 31
Dogmeat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Fallout 3

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26 33
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added

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37 50
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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33 47
Ocelot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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30 47
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect 2

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21 34
Goku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Goku

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27 44
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

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22 38
Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Eric Cartman

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18 32
Claptrap is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Borderlands 2

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20 37
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

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22 44
Madison Paige is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Madison Paige Heavy Rain