United Front Games, makers of the upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive ModNation Racers, have expressed their gratitude to Media Molecule, the team behind LittleBigPlanet, for starting the "Play. Create. Share." genre that ModNation Racers looks to continue. In an interview with Gaming Union, William Ho, Game Designer at United Front, stated his belief that the two studios are "kindred spirits." He also praised Media Molecule's innovations, saying they will "be looked back upon as pioneers," and that his team "owes them a debt of gratitude."
While discussing United Front's relationship with Media Molecule, Ho had this to say: "We're kindred spirits. When we talk about our values, our goals, our challenges, there's been really good advice. [United Front] has benefited from a lot of [Media Molecule's] experience, you know, they came out first, they blazed a trail. We love [LittleBigPlanet]. I play it every month, I put it back into my PS3 every month to see what's going on. They're going to be looked back upon as pioneers, so hats off to them. We owe them a debt of gratitude for starting this and we're happy to continue it."
ModNation Racers comes out on May 25th in North America. Be sure to check out Gaming Union's review of the game.