Turn10's Forza Motorsport 3 with its "streamlined interface" had quite the impact on Takeuchi and his team, and greatly influenced design.
"I'd suggest Forza Motorsport 3," Takeuchi-san told Xbox World 360 magazine, asked what else beside Gears of War and Halo had inspired Lost Planet 2, reports .
"I'm aware it's a totally different genre, but I was hugely impressed with the streamlined interface; the concept of Lost Planet 2's integrated single/multiplayer front-end stemmed directly from Forza 3." There you go, don't discount those racers FPS fans...
Lost Planet 2 has quite the celebrity videogame cast with the likes of Resi Evil's Albert Wesker, Dead Rising's Frank West, and duos from Gears of War and Killzone all making an appearance thanks to downloadable content.
Have you got a copy of Lost Planet 2? Do you feel the Forza 3 vibe?