Princess Bella must rise and take back her kingdom!
User reviews: Mixed (7 reviews) - 57% of the 7 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 15, 2014

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About This Game

After nearly defeating the Witch, Princess Isabella was turned to stone and Bella, her daughter, was rescued by trusted friends Fairy and Dragon. Raised alone and with no idea of her lineage the young Princess Bella must rise and take back her kingdom. Join us for the exciting conclusion to the Princess Isabella trilogy - the Heir will rise victorious!


Meet a New Helper
Changing Environments
Learn Spells, Good and Evil
Defeat the Witch and Restore the Kingdom

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 8.1
    • Storage: 850 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Short version: 61%
The final episode of the Princess Isabella trilogy barely passes mediocre levels, but at least it is the type of hidden object game that won’t torture you for long.

Long version:
Princess Isabella was a great hidden object game for its time, but as the series went on, the quality decreased a lot– with Rise of an Heir being at the rock bottom.
Everything feels out of place in this game, as if it was never intended as the last part of the trilogy: for example, the interface design is completely different, and all signature game mechanics were removed or changed considerably.

The plot feels like an afterthought: we are about 20 years after the last game, introducing Isabella’s grown-up daughter, who embarks on a quest to save her mother from the witch’s petrification curse. (Took her long enough…) And, well, that’s about all that there is to the story.
At least the single actress who played all the roles did a remarkable job.

The game itself is an average HOG with lots of really short and easy hidden object scenes and decent puzzles. Nothing too bad, really, and thankfully it is also short: it takes about two hours to finally witness the ending of the Princess Isabella trilogy.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 2, 2014
By far the weakest game in this series. I would only recommend this game if you've played the other two, and it's on sale.

Generic hidden object game. The story is weak, it's pretty much just wrapping things up. Though the main character doesn't speak, she still manages to not be as interesting as her mother. Princess Isabella's journies seemed more epic compared to the one Bella is on. Poor Dragon is down right useless, only helpful in maybe five areas. Honestly, ranting on how boring this game is would take forever.

It's too easy, the plot is weak and there is nothing too interesting about the game.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2014

The opening cutscene is dark, and suggests a demonic or occult theme. Then with no explanation, the game becomes childishly simple. Think 'worst of Disney.' If you're purchasing it for a child, you may have to sit and fast forward through the cut scenes. If you're an adult, the saccharine sweetness grates. And, as always, it does not support higher resolution, so fullscreen has that rough, pixellated look.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
The least enjoyable of the Princess Isabella games imo. The puzzles and hidden objects are easy and the artstyle and music is the same as in the other games.

You play Princess Bella, Queen/Princess (the game doesn't seem to know) Isabella's daughter, who was apparently raised by her 3 fairy godmothers (this sounds familiar..) in the absence of her parents, after Isabella was petrified by the witch and the Prince/King was cursed in the last game.

The game uses the same concept as the other games; you move from place to place de-cursing each area. In this game you have to rescue your fairy godmothers and put them in their pokeballs (lol) to use their abilities on set things around the world.

Unless I'm completely blind there is no map in this game, and iirc no 'area cleared' signs. The hint button is almost spammable though, so you shouldn't get actually stuck anywhere.

Bella herself does not talk, and the fairy companion has the most annoying voice encountered in the Princess games so far. The other characters are mostly well-voiced though, and conversations and cutscenes are skippable.

Only buy this on high discount sale if you really want to see the end of the Isabella trilogy. The target audience is still children, who will most likely enjoy this game more than adults will.

Recommended in the lack of a 'meeeh' button, since it isn't too different from the other games. Be aware of its flaws though.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 18, 2014
This was an interesting game. I enjoyed the puzzles. A little bit of a memory challenge as well. On the easy side with all of the puzzles but I think a child would enjoy it.
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