Shadow the Hedgehog, the world's ultimate lifeform, was created on the space colony ARK by Doctor Gerald Robotnik, 50 years prior to the events of Sonic Adventure 2. He went on to star in his own game 5 years later on GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation 2. While generally derised by critics and many fans, some consider the game and its exploration of speed and third-person shooting mechanics to be, if one may list,
If given the opportunity to pick up this title in your local famicom shop, please do so! Although many may make fun of its puerile usages of four letter words, its at times confusing level design, and its somewhat wacky, glitchy gameplay, there is below it all an element of honest charm that can't be matched by today's AAA gaming products.
You can read more about Shadow the Hedgehog on its Wikipedia page here.