Dark Parables: The Final Cinderella Collector's Edition

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$ 19.99 USD

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For decades, a mysterious witch, known as the evil Godmother, has been hunting maidens in search of the legendary "Cinderella." Play as the fabled detective, rescue the Final Cinderella from the evil Godmother's clutches, and stop her evil plans to conquer the world!

This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card!

The Collector’s Edition includes:

  • Bonus Gameplay - The Oriental Cinderella
  • Extra Puzzles
  • Brilliant soundtracks
  • Expertly crafted wallpapers
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Game System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • CPU: 1.0 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 934 MB
Game Manager System Requirements:
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Alcohol Reference
  • Fantasy Violence
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Dark Parables: The Final Cinderella Collector's Edition 4.5 5 177 177
Tea. Blue. Hot. TITLE Dark Parables: The Final Cinderella Collector's Edition full game + bonus adventure DEVELOPER Blue Tea Games produced by Big Fish Games GENRE Fragmented Object Puzzle Adventure Twisted Fairy Tale STORY The Godmother, an ancient and evil witch, needs the pure heart of the Final Cinderella to awaken her love. A "Cinderella" is a woman whose heart remains pure despite the hardships she has faced. The Godmother needs the purest of these; the others, she turns to glass. You must protect the Final Cinderella and stop the Godmother, lest she unknowingly wreak havoc on our world. GAMEPLAY Point 'n' click inventory-driven adventure with fragmented object scenes, puzzles, and mini-games. INTERFACE The map shows your location and where your objectives are, but is not a jump map. There is some back-and-forthing, but it's not horrid. There's no journal, but you really don't need one. EXTRAS The bonus adventure tells the story of Shan, the Oriental Cinderella, and her evil stepsister Chi. There is, of course, the integrated Strategy Guide which is not in real time, but is divided into chapters. You can replay 9 puzzles (3 of the "ball parade," 3 of the tetris tangram, and 3 match the character series), watch 18 movies, reread the 10 parables, listen to the 6 musical compositions, look at 18 pieces of concept art, and utilize 6 wallpapers. SETTINGS Three difficulty levels, plus puzzle and FROs sparkles can be turned on and off. Music and ambient sound can be set separately, as well as overall sound level. Gamma correction is offered in addition to full and wide screen settings. And, something new, you can turn off the navigation glow if you like. GRAPHICS & ANIMATION Classic Blue Tea graphics with brilliant colors and incredibly detailed items. Eye candy. Animation is relatively smooth with lip synching. MUSIC & SOUND & VOICEOVERS The music was more ambient than thematic, something I always appreciate as I consider it more conducive to immersion. Game and ambient sounds were good. Voiceovers were well done, as usual. CONCLUSION As I find Blue Tea's games relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable, I never hesitate to recommend them. They're never overly difficult, and this one is no exception to that rule. But the storytelling, graphics, music, and overall experience always make it worth your while. Admittedly, this isn't groundbreaking in gameplay, either for the genre or for Blue Tea, but it is enjoyable nonetheless. This was a very welcome surprise during this stormy New England week. May 29, 2013
Well Deserving of Praise, However I Cannot Give This Game A 5. I was so excited when I heard this game was coming out, so I jumped on the chance to play it. I had high expectations, and they were met. However, there are two things holding this game back from being given five stars: 1. The constant need for me to use a hint. 2. Map is not interactive, so I had to waste a lot of time backtracking The story itself is a classic example of what we have come to expect from Blue Tea Games. This twisted version of Cinderella is dark, terrifying and thrilling and is, if I dare say, the best from Blue Tea so far. I was hooked from beginning to end of the demo, and can?t wait to see how it ends. My favourite HOS make a return in this game. I love this type of HOS for three reasons 1. They are unique 2. There are many objects to find in one scene 3. They provide a different sort of challenge to me. The HOS themselves are beautifully done graphic-wise, and I really enjoyed them. Once completed, they morph together to form a needed item for your inventory. The puzzles have very clear instructions, and are a little on the challenging side for me, except for the first one. A puzzle lover will love these. The SG also provides a step by step instruction on how to solve them. Graphic wise, this game is stunning, but not the best from Blue Tea. I was a little disappointed to find a couple of grainy cutscenes, as some reviewer pointed out, but everything else is outstanding. The artwork is incredibly detailed, and it looks like it has been worked on for months. Apart from the minor grainy scenes, they were a success. FEATURES - Fast recharging hint and skip. I was glad to see that, unlike previous game, the hint doesn?t become inactive for 5 minutes if you skip a puzzle - No journal, which is kind of disappointing seeing as it is a standard for all games these days. - There is a map, but it is not interactive, which is a shame because it could have saved me time backtracking and made this game a five star one. - 4 extra parables, which can be unlocked after collecting 4 items associated with that parable. - Built in Strategy Guide, which contains detailed instructions on how to solve a puzzle, and is also very useful. (CE Exclusive) - An extra section for bonus content, unlocked at the end of the game (CE Exclusive) This game is very enjoyable and great for those who like thriller stories like me. While not perfect, I would still consider adding this to my collection, although I may wait for the SE. May 24, 2013
A strange marriage of two fairytales The latest instalment in the much loved Dark Parables fragmented object scene series. I had high expectations for this one and, on the whole it doesn't disappoint. Blue Tea Games usually deliver. The graphics are colourful and bright, the voiceovers and lip syncing well done. I did not enjoy this one as much as earlier games, however, and here's why; I understand that Blue Tea take traditional fairytales and put their own twist on them in this series, but the storyline in this game was very odd. Just as with the Red Riding Hood Sisters, here there is more than one Cinderella, but for a large part of the game another well known fairytale character comes into play and takes centre stage and the marriage of the two (stories that is, not characters), not to mention the relationship between the two adults is just bizarre. There are also two serious problems which need to be patched and fixed by the developers. One comes in one of the last chapters of the main game and the other in the bonus play. Both can be circumnavigated if one reads how others have done it in the technical and game forum threads here on Big Fish. It is by no means a 'no buy' for this reason, but can be annoying if you need to uninstall and reinstall (especially if you have very slow downloads). One other thing is that gamers will seriously have to like FROGs, because there are a staggering 32 in the main game and only 9 puzzles. I counted 8 FROGs and 5 puzzles in the bonus; and the FROGs just keep coming, one after another and many are revisited. In my opinion, this wasn't as good as previous Dark Parables, but it's entertaining enough. May 26, 2013
...Ummm SPOILER ALERT: The Dark Parables games are some of the best HOG's out there and this one lives up to the rest. The only disappointment was that this story should have focused primarily on Cinderella, but took a back seat to Pinocchio. I do admit that if the hint for the next game in Red Ridding Hood had showed Pinocchio , I might have passed on it if the demo didn't impress me, but to show Cinderella and then give her such a small part leaves me feeling cheated. Especially since the end credits showed Cinderella getting out of the already present carriage giving us a false impression for this game's possible story. The idea of multiple Cinderella's is interesting but not very well executed. The hint for the next game is Jack and the Beanstalk and I'm not looking forward to it. That story never interested me as a kid cause it was too simple and straight forward so I may pass on the next one. Plus I kind of liked the whole idea that we were going on to see the misfortunes that came to the frog prince's other fairy tale brides. I hate to say this but maybe Blue Tea games is starting to loose it's touch with DP. May 26, 2013
That's All There Is ???????? Loved the series, liked the game but for a CE this was way to short. We have become accustomed to expect so much more from Blue Tea Games. I like to savor these types of games but it was over before I knew it and felt like the game just stopped. There was no big build up, just the credits. Wished I had waited until released in SE. I would recommend this game but not at the CE price. May 24, 2013
Well, I liked it! After reading the first reviews I was wondering if I would like this one as much as the others. Well, I did. The story was really different, and the art is nice - I like the bright colors for a change - I get tired of the washed out browns and greens all the time. Though, I will admit that the art was not up to "snuff" as compared to the other games in this series - there is most definitely something wrong with that chic Katherine's legs in the main screen - ugg - LOL All of the Hos' are called "frogs" here because all of them require you to find fragmented items. It was ok, but it could use a face-lift with more interactive parts like our more modern games, but other wise I recommend it! May 31, 2013
Longish game that is beautifully done Really enjoyed this game, as quite different from the run of the mill CEs. Prefer frogs to hogs, and the graphics were beautiful. Just felt there were too many find the bits to give it a 5* rating. Not often I play a game to the end, and the bonus chapter was as good as the main game. Love 'Blue Tea Games', and they excelled themselves with this offering. Challenging enough, with excellent hint system. Puzzles were rather easy, but offered something a bit different. Sad its the end of a trilogy, but hopefully there'll be more from these debs! May 24, 2013
Dark Parables - the most visually stunning series of all! BASED ON COMPLETED GAME + BONUS CHAPTER The Dark Parables series (really anything by Blue Tea) has set the bar so high that I can only give a review based on comparison with other games in the series. The incredibly detailed artwork, the musical score, the intricately intertwined storylines that flow from one game to the next all come together to make one seriously fantastic series. IMHO for visual presentation and mood that sucks the player in to their world Blue Tea Games reign supreme. If you've never played Blue Tea Games then just go for it because all of their games are fantastic. If you have, then keep reading ... The Final Cinderella is another stunning addition to the series. The storyline is, of course, a twisted take on the original but it's not quite as engrossing as some of the others in the series. The presentation of the main characters' motivation for going bad was a little weak. I didn't really "feel it" like I did with Snow Queen, for example. It was all there, but this time they didn't really put in the umph factor that could make you step into the characters' emotions. The puzzles are not difficult at all - I didn't skip a single one. They're actually a little too easy but I had fun playing through with my daughter. The FROGs were great. Not too hard, not too easy, just in the middle and quick to get through. Is it worth the CE price over the SE? ... Weeeell. That depends on what you get the CE for. If you like to have all that concept art and the music scores, etc. then yes. If you don't really care about all that and just want the additional gameplay or you like to know all the details and additional background story that comes with the bonus game - then no. Get the SE. The bonus chapter is pretty short and it's not that challenging. It doesn't provide much insight into the back story - just a fleshing out of a related storyline that you already have through regular game play... and the ending is pretty flat. Rather a letdown. So just go for the SE if you don't care about the bells and whistles. Like I said before, I LOVE Blue Tea Games and they're all excellent. So this review of TFC is really in comparison to the other Dark Parables and Enchantia. IMO this is probably the weakest addition in the series - but all that says is that it's the weakest addition to the strongest series on Big Fish. I can't wait for the next one! August 11, 2013
not quiet i have all the dark the parables but this one end up silly, and the bonus short i wouldn't recommend the CE go for SE don't waste your money , i,m disappointed July 31, 2013
Completed Game Review Good story and lots of puzzles & things to collect. Do not forget to get those morphing items. The Ho's were the kind where you have find things so it makes something. I think my older granddaughter's will enjoy playing it. I do not give out 5 stars very often. While it was a fun, pleasant and good game there was nothing spectacular about it. I would buy it and may play again someday. Good Luck Fishes. May 27, 2013
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