AwesomeNauts, though things like Insomniac's Outernauts and Ratchet and Clank series are equally responsible. There's something really cool about the ridiculous technology encased in smooth, candy-colored metals and the tentacled aliens who use it.
I've been really exploring a lot of 'retro' styles lately. It seems to line up with my imposed limitations, while also allowing me to look at familiar things in new ways. A new well to draw from is always welcome. Gotta keep moving and searching so I don't dry it up.