When they wiped Robotnik off their databases, they found coordinates leading them to Project: Shadow — a research effort that’s more than 50 years old.
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The mid-credits scenes cuts back to the wreckage of Death Egg Robot, where troopers of the ridiculously named Guardian Units of Nations (GUN) law enforcement agency search for Robotnik. There’s no sign of the baddy, but his goon Agent Stone is disguised as a trooper and listening in.
Hidden in the Shadow
Let’s dash through the Sonic Cinematic Universe (SCU?) possibilities presented by the post-credits scene (it’s actually a mid-credits scene, so you don’t need to stick around until the very end). SPOILERS incoming.
We’re then treated to a glimpse of a black-furred hedgehog in a test tube.
With the threat dispatched, Sonic summons some divinely delicious chili dogs, surrenders his power and reverts to his original blue. Knuckles uses his immense strength to reform the shattered Master Emerald, which keeps the power of Chaos Emeralds under control.
Who’s this guy?
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As was the style in the noughties, Shadow is rather broody and aloof in contrast to cool rad dude Sonic. His next movie appearance will likely poke fun at this, since this character archetype isn’t in vogue these days.