Wormwood Studios and publisher Wadjet Eye Games (Gemini Rue, Resonance and the Blackwell series), have today revealed Primordia, a new a post-apocalyptic cyberpunk adventure game which promises to combine the challenge and depth of the classics with a streamlined interface and a player-friendly design.

Primordia, which will feature over 50 hand-drawn environments, painted cutscenes, and dozens of characters, tells the story of a robot named Horatio, voiced by actor Logan Cunningham of Bastion and Resonance fame, who leaves his home in the city of Metropol to wander the desolate wastelands accompanied by a a sarcastic floating sidekick named Crispin Horatiobuilt. According to Wormwood’s official site, Primordia will feature puzzles that emphasise on “logical thinking and exploration, rather than trial and error or endless backtracking”.

Primordia is slated for a “Fall 2012″ release.