Just how did the recently announced Lost Planet 2 and Gears of War crossover happen? Well, according to Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski it was Capcom who contacted Epic.

"They [Capcom] contacted us about the cameo and we said 'heck yeah,'" Bleszinski told Kotaku. "We're mutual fans of each other's work and crossovers are darned cool so we sent over the Marcus and Dom models for implementation."

Gears of War characters Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago will be exclusive to the Xbox 360 version of Lost Planet 2, which launches in Europe and North America on May 18 for Xbox 360 and PS3.

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