Tails

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Tails
Developer Yasushi Yamaguchi, Sega Technical Institute
Publisher Sega
Platforms
Released 1992-present
Added to
Museum

Tails is the nickname of Miles Prower, a fox with two tails. He is a character that is part of a Japanese multimedia series consisting of comics, television shows, films, music, and video games.

He is a character who was created on October 16, 1992 by Yasushi Yamaguchi and the Sega Technical Institute.

Tails was included in some games in the Sega All-Stars series.

Fictional character biography

Tails is a fast two-tailed brown fox that can hover with his tails.

He is the best friend of Sonic the Hedgehog and often builds planes for him.

Video games with Tails as a playable character

Title Developer System Release Notes
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Aspect Game Gear, Master System 1992
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Technical Institute Genesis 1992
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Technical Institute Arcade 1992 Mega Play and Mega-Tech hardware.
Sonic & Knuckles Sonic Team Genesis 1994
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Sonic Team Genesis 1994
Sonic 3 & Knuckles Sonic Team Genesis 1994 A combined game when Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is inserted into a Sonic & Knuckles cartridge.
Sonic Drift Sonic Team Game Gear 1995
Tails Adventure Aspect Game Gear 1995
Sonic the Fighters Sega AM2 Arcade 1996 Model 2B-CRX hardware.
Tails' Sky Patrol Japan System House, SIMS Game Gear 1996
Sonic Adventure Sonic Team Dreamcast 1998
Sonic Pocket Adventure SNK NGPC 1999
Sonic Shuffle Hudson Soft
Sonic Team
Dreamcast 2000
Sonic Adventure 2 Sonic Team Dreamcast 2001
Sonic Adventure 2: Battle Sonic Team GameCube, PS3, Xbox 360, Windows 2001 Enhanced port.
Sonic Adventure DX Director's Cut Sonic Team GameCube, Windows 2003 Enhanced port.
Sonic CD (remake) Sonic Team
Christian Whitehead
Android, Apple TV, iOS, Ouya, PS3, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox 360 2011 Enhanced remake.
Sonic the Hedgehog (remake) Sonic Team
Christian Whitehead
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Android, iOS 2013 Enhanced remake.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (remake) Sega Technical Institute
Christian Whitehead
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Android, iOS 2013 Enhanced remake with a restored and expanded level that was cut from the 1992 release.
Sonic Lost World Sonic Team Wii U 2013
Sonic Forces Sonic Team PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2017
Sonic Mania Christian Whitehead
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PagodaWest Games
PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2017
Sonic Mania Plus Christian Whitehead
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PagodaWest Games
PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2018 DLC for Sonic Mania.
Team Sonic Racing Sumo Digital PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2019
Sonic Origins Sonic Team
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PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2022 Compilation with ports of the 2011 enhanced remake of Sonic CD, the 2013 enhanced remake of Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and an enhanced remake of Sonic 3 & Knuckles.
Sonic 3 & Knuckles (Sonic Origins remake) Sonic Team
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PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2022 Enhanced remake of the combined Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles game.
Sonic & Knuckles (Sonic Origins remake) Sonic Team Windows 2022 The enhanced remake of the game can be separated from Sonic 3 & Knuckles in Sonic Origins with a fan patch.
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (Sonic Origins remake) Sonic Team Windows 2022 The enhanced remake of the game can be separated from Sonic 3 & Knuckles in Sonic Origins with a fan patch.
Sonic Origins Plus Sonic Team
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PS4, Switch, Windows, Xbox One 2023 DLC for Sonic Origins adds the following Game Gear games with Tails: Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble, Sonic Drift, Sonic Drift 2, Tails Adventure, and Tails' Sky Patrol.

Video games with Tails as a non-playable character

Title Developer System Release Notes
Segagaga Hitmaker
Thunderstone Japan
Toei Animation
Dreamcast 2001 Tails is in the crossover simulation role-playing game with other Sega characters.
The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog Sega Social Team Windows 2023

Films featuring Tails

Title Production company Distributor Release Notes
Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie Pierrot Taki Corporation 1996 Original video animation
Sonic the Hedgehog Original Film Paramount Pictures 2020 Live-action / computer animated film
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Original Film Paramount Pictures 2022 Live-action / computer animated film
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Original Film Paramount Pictures 2024 Live-action / computer animated film