Universe: Sonic the Hedgehog
Debut: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992)
Aliases: Miles Prowler
Species: 2-tailed Fox
Affiliations: Team Sonic
Kirby Hat: Twin tails and/or hair tuft and ears
Alternative Textures: Yellow “Super” Tails, Goggles Tails, Classic Tails
Background: Tails is a young boy who looks up to Sonic. They have been best friends and partners in crime-fighting for many years, thwarting Dr. Eggman’s plans countless times over many games. He is best known for the flight he achieves by rapidly spinning his 2 tails like a propeller. The only thing he loves more than tinkering with machinery is enjoying a chili-dog with his best friends.
Reasoning: Now that Nintendo owns Sega and Sonic and company have appeared in multiple games with the Super Mario crew, it is not unlikely to have a 2nd character from the Franchise. Sonic appeared in Brawl and even though technically a “3rd party” character, it would not be surprising to see his addition to the roster.
Probability: This is difficult because there are other likely characters from the franchise that maybe added, including Dr. Eggman and Knuckles. That along with him being a 3rd party character lessen his chances. However it is not unlikely to see another Sonic character added should Sonic return considering the relationship Nintendo and Sega have. Until Sonic is confirmed as a veteran his chances remain pretty slim, though not out of the question.
Thoughts: I love Tails. Knuckles would work, and I see Eggman as more of a boss. But Tails has paid his dues. Honestly though, I feel like Knuckles would get the spot over him, dropping Tails to an assist trophy. But hopefully I am wrong.