Useless Trivia #11
Shadow the Hedgehog’s newest English voice actor, Kirk Thornton, also voices Orbot.
Useless Trivia #9
In Sonic Adventure 2, during the Dark Story scene where Shadow explains to Dr. Robotnik how the Eclipse Cannon functions, Shadow’s character model freezes after Rouge appears. After her first line, he looks up, and his model remains in this pose in the background during Rouge’s entire spiel until he nods in agreement with her plan.
Useless Trivia #7
The Sonic balloon was first introduced to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1993, but didn’t end up flying very long. High winds sent it flying into a lamppost, and the balloon burst, allegedly injuring two people.
Useless Trivia #6
If you play as Team Dark in Sonic Heroes, put Omega as leader, then switch to first-person view and look at Rouge, she’ll quickly whip her head toward you, wink, then continue staring until you look away. She is the only character out of all the teams who will actually sense that you are looking at her.
Useless Trivia #5
Shadow the Hedgehog’s original name was Terios, which means “reflection of”.
Useless Trivia #4
Sonic Shuffle was criticized by reviewers for having such a high AI that it often cheated at card-based minigames, stealing the best cards.