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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125 43
Joel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Last of Us

2
134 49
Nathan Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

3
107 40
Kratos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
God of War III, God of War, God of War II

4
70 16
John Marston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Red Dead Redemption

5
113 49
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Ellie The Last of Us

6
88 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
30 12
Leon S. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
1510603427903 added Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil, Resident Evil Gaiden

8
57 45
Sackboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Sackboy LittleBigPlanet

9
55 45
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
52 42
Cole McGrath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Cole McGrath

11
44 46
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
41 43
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

13
37 38
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Max Payne 3

14
33 38
The Origami Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Origami Killer Heavy Rain

15
22 29
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added

16
33 48
Raiden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

17
20 29
Dogmeat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Fallout 3

18
28 44
Ocelot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

19
28 45
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect 2

20
18 30
Goku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Goku

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

22
24 41
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

23
22 41
Madison Paige is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Madison Paige Heavy Rain

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18 35
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

25
18 35
Jade is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jade Beyond Good & Evil HD

26
21 41
Marlene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Marlene The Last of Us

27
18 36
Nathan Hale is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Nathan Hale Resistance 2

28
15 31
Claptrap is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Borderlands 2

29
19 38
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
The Punisher

30
18 38
Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

31
28 56
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

32
16 35
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

33
13 30
Oerba Dia Vanille is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Final Fantasy XIII

34
10 26
Jack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
AlexanderRay added Jack Mass Effect 2

35
16 37
Lili is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Tekken Revolution

36
11 28
Nigel West Dickens is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
jonathan-guerra added Nigel West Dickens Red Dead Redemption

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

38
14 35
Asuka Kazama is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Tekken Revolution

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 54
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

41
14 36
Meg Griffin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

42
12 34
Chris Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy Video Game!

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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
1510603427903 added vector

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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 31
Shane Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Shane Carpenter Haze

49
5 28
Mickey Mouse is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Playstation 3 Characters
Jason M Hall added Kingdom Hearts, Epic Mickey

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