Blade3D is an All-in-One Game Engine and Toolset written in C#/.NET for XNA on the to run on Microsoft Windows and Xbox360.
is a product that primarily targets Indies
providing a Toolset
that enables artists
to more easily create 3D games
for Microsoft Windows
. Blade3D is the flagship product of Digini Inc., based in Issaquah, Washington
and incorporated in 2004.
Blade3D is one of many new XNA Game Engines recently created in response to the release of Microsoft XNA in 2006.
Microsoft XNA migration trends
In August 2006, Microsoft's GameFest keynote speech first declared the viability of .NET
for gaming, with the first public release of XNA and Game Studio
products, which would open up the Xbox360
for game development
This announcement set into motion the rise of many new XNA-based game engines (e.g. TorqueX).