Dark Energy Digital, is a developer and publisher of videogames for all formats, formed by the management team behind Blade Interactive, which continues to operate as a separate company. Dark Energy is a privately owned UK software developer and publisher of some eight years standing devoted to creating innovative games from original IP. On September 28, 2007, following the public announcement of Hydrophobia, it was announced that a multi-million deal had been made between Blade Interactive and Total Asset Limited and was to become a publisher in its own right and publish its own titles.