Has First4Figures really explored both the modern and classic eras of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise so fully that all they’re left with is Shadow the gun-toting misstep? Where is Amy Rose? Where is Cream the Rabbit? Heck, I’d even take Silver.
The problem with mining the rich and varied history of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise for Sonic Generations is that history includes this red and black jerk-off right here. For some, Shadow is a welcome addition to Generations. For others, he still signifies the looming death of a beloved series.