Relive is a free sci-fi adventure game about CPR. Its main purpose is to increase the awareness about this topic and encourage people to take a CPR class and be prepared to intervene in case of need. Discover the story and challenge your friends in tournament mode!
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Mixed (87 reviews) - 66% of the 87 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 15, 2015

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About This Game

Relive is a game about cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but it is also an adventure game. The main purpose is to increase the awareness about this topic and push people,
especially teenagers and young adults, to take a CPR classes and be prepared to intervene in case of need.

While the topic is serious, we tried to create a fun and entertaining game, a SCI-FI opera where players can enjoy their gaming experience while the CPR concept slips through the game. To move forward in the story and complete successfully Relive, you will need to learn the bases of CPR, in an interesting and non-invasive way.

To keep the CPR skills razor sharp a tournament mode encourages group play. Family, schools and friends will be able to organize fast and fun CPR challenges and see who will be able to beat the best score.

Why CPR?

In Europe every day 1.000 people die of cardiac arrest. If immediate CPR is performed, the chances of survival remarkably increase. In more than 70% of instances, cardiac arrest is witnessed and CPR could be initiated by bystanders. As of today, in Europe only in 15% of cases witnesses perform CPR (European average). Taking a CPR class is the best way to rise this 15% of bystanders and save lives with no additional risk.

Is Relive really free?

Yes, Relive is completely free. The development of this game was made possible thanks to Future of Health Award, which purpose is to “bring serious gaming and healthcare together in order to contribute to more advanced healthcare across Europe“.

Project Coordinator

Federico Semeraro, Italian Resuscitation Council, Bologna

Scientific Supervision - Italian Resuscitation Council, Bologna

Erga Cerchiari, Past-President

Giuseppe Ristagno, Scientific Committee

Tracking engine - Istituto di Tecnologie della Comunicazione, dell’Informazione e della Percezione, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa

Antonio Frisoli, Associate Professor

Claudio Loconsole, Post-Doc Research Fellow
Fabio Stroppa, Scholarship Holder
Nicola Mastronicola, Scholarship Holder

Game developement - Studio Evil

Dutch translation - Kirsten Eijkelenboom

Relive team is the winner of the Future of Health Award 2012.
The award is a joint initiative of CZ healthcare insurance and Games for Health Europe

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Vista or better
    • Processor: Intel core i3 or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D video card with 512Mb RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: OSX 10.7 or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D video card with 512Mb RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2015
"Learn CPR to leave the planet"
Pretty cool F2P Scifi 3D Adventure on a extraterrestial station. It has nice cellshade graphics and a relaxing soundtrack. Main purpose is some medical education for CPR (reanimation). There are 4 chapters and many floppy shaped collectibles to find. Pickup tools like screwdriver and crowbar to open vents and extend your PDA with extra battery life to hack into electronic doorlocks. It's rather minor challenging but makes quite fun to solve the puzzles.
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28 of 40 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 15, 2015
This game is simply fantastic, and I urge every gamer to try this out at some point.

Relive has been made to try and teach as many people as possible CPR in order to save as many lives as possible. And amazingly, the game is completely free so they can reach a much larger audience. I believe those facts alone make this game worth a try.

There's a story mode, training mode and a tournament mode (which needs a Kinect). The story mode includes CPR without being intrusive, and looks like it's good fun to play through while also teaching people how important learning CPR can be. The training mode will show you through hands-only CPR and how it should be correctly performed, as well as with a defibrillator (AED). The tournament mode plays you against friends and family while using a Kinect, to see who can perform the best CPR, and will score each persons attempt.

The game seems to play smoothly on Windows 10, didn't have any crash issues and I haven't yet seen any bugs/glitches.
The only suggestion I could make is that they add some kind of charity link to the description and in-game, that would help fund research for Cardiac Arrests (such as The British Heart Foundation).

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19 of 24 people (79%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 16, 2015
You're stuck on a base on Mars and you're in the middle of a storm. Alone, you have to find your team and bring what they need... but before doing that, you'll have to pass a course about CPR, never realising that you'll be using these skills sooner than later.

For a free game, I must say that I'm impressed by the quality of it. I'm maybe biased because I test a lot of serious games. Relive is belonging to this category: learning by having fun. It's not like I'll do CPR in real life but I know at least some of the basics.

The graphics are looking like a Telltale game (The Wolf Among Us or The Walking Dead) but contrary to the two I've mentionned, you're not really making any choices (apart when you need to pass the CPR test and when you perform the trick). You have to unlock doors, crawl in vents, move crates, realign antennas.... In other words, the gameplay is varied, which is a good thing, though the CPR focus is less the spotlight. The fact that you can find secrets is also a nice distraction.

However, you can have good graphics and suffer from bugs. I've been stuck between a door and a wall and a desk, I've jumped through the wall. Or I fell from the map in the hangar. And when you know that you can't save in the level (your progression is saved at the end of the level), it's kinda annoying.

Also, while I'm glad that they mapped the arrows to move, I've still a problem with WASD, used in the hacking minigames. You can't change the layout of that. So, instead of having natural movements, W, which is to go up, is under the S which is to go down, like A is on the left but a line above. You understood: I've an AZERTY keyboard. If the devs could map ZQSD or the arrows for the minigame, I'll be much faster to solve them.

True, I would have preferred to have it also in French, because not everyone is fluent in English (or in Italian). But I don't mind that: you can see the gesture, which is important.

Also, you don't need to play the four chapters for learning about CPR and be aware of that, you can launch a training session. And you can also compete if you have a Kinect to practice IRL!

Since they added a voice-over, the game is now less silent: the voice acting is decent - I was disappointed by the AI that is nearly without emotion despite the faces they're doing. However, the rest can pass.

So, yeah, test it, it's free. But I'm surely recommending it!
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17 of 26 people (65%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 19, 2015
One of the glitchiest games I've ever played. Even for a free game, this is truly the bottom of the barrel. On level 2, I had to do FIVE full playthroughs of the level to get past a gauntlet of glitches preventing me from progressing. Dialogue gets stuck on screen until the exit the application (there's no save feature in the game) and it's very easy to get stuck inside doors/walls and have to forfeit your progress and restart. Cute idea but not executed at all. Stay away.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
Well, I found the game entertaining. It took me about 2 hours to complete it and get all the achievements but for a free game I think that's ok. The music is also nice. The more important thing is that the game teaches you what to do if you find yourself in a situation where a guy isn't breathing, etc. I doubt I will need this in real life but who knows.. Better to be prepared, right?
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 14
Thanks to this game i can now cpr in space.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
Even BF 4 reviving system can't stand against the mechanisms in this game !

Good graphics.
Nice music.
Decent story.
Good sounds.
100% Achievements in couple hours.
You will learn how to perform basic CPR.

No saving.
Bad voice acting.
The mini-games or the hacking suck (you're forced to QWERTY if you're using AZERTY)
Have some glitchs (stuck between a door and a wall)
Buggy. Dialogues stuck and freeze so i had to ALT+F4.

▂▃▅▇█ final judgement : 75/100 █▇▅▃▂
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2015
Have you ever wanted to learn basic CPR and save people from a swarm of crazed AI nanobots? Well then this might just be the game for you.

First off this game is free. So there is no excuse not to give it a go. It’s not all that long clocking in at around 2 hours and that includes collecting all the secrets. That being said I had a great time with this game.

The way in which it teaches you CPR is a little contrived but I learned a couple things and had fun doing it. You take the role of a scientist trapped on Mars. Your home is surrounded by a swarm of malevolent AI controlled nanobots hell bent on destroying all that lay in their path. It is up to you to save the day and transport the knowledge mankind needs to defeat the AI whilst saving as many people as you can along the way.

The controls are pretty good, the game whilst not graphically stunning has a very nice art style to it. I adored the computer mascot designs; they were adorable and added to the charm of the game, especially the medical one. The story is well written for such a short piece and portrays a lot of world building and character depth. I thoroughly enjoyed my jaunt through the base and would gladly return to learn more about everything that went on behind the scenes and how hopefully mankind will retake Mars.

I recommend this to anyone that has a couple hours to spare and just want a nice short adventure whilst simultaneously learning very VERY basic skills that may help you save a life someday. And as I mentioned its free so no reason not to.

Have Fun ^_^
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Relive is a free game, part edutainent, part coding demo, i guess. It worked, looked ok, sounded ok, played ok. Has puzzles and minigame in the story. I could not get the hacking door game to work. There was a stuck subtitle on the whole time after it appeared. Could be buggy. Also has a tutorial on performing CPR and Rescue Breathing. Has a Kinect enabled game mode. Has a couple easy steam achievements.
Try and Delete.
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10 of 16 people (63%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 18, 2015
This was an okay title, but for the purpose it was designed for, I would say it was even above average. Plus, free to play, so there is that.

So, how do you design an informal CPR training class in the form of a video game. Easy....have a research station of Mars that suddenly faces disaster, and you have to save your fellow researchers using the CPR skills you learn in the game. Which actually works quite well. While this game is no masterpiece, I felt it did a good job of presenting a CPR lesson in an approachable way.

As far as the game itself, it is a bit cel shade and a bit Unity engine, with essentially point and click puzzles (and a couple stack stuff to get to other stuff puzzles thrown in ).

...and that is pretty much it. I took my time and probably played for about an hour and a half while also watching sports, lol.

I will leave this unrated but recommend that you at least check it out. It's free, it's somewhat informative, and is a decent attempt at making education fun.

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[]Mlg[] Aron
1.5 hrs
Posted: October 16
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0.2 hrs
Posted: October 10
I did not like this game.
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0.6 hrs
Posted: September 17
Bugsssszzz Run!
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Ciconia boyciana
1.2 hrs
Posted: September 14
has a correct pqrst wave in the title image. thats worth a lot to me.

did kind of expect the cpr learning part of it to be more than just a multiple choice quiz.
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2.6 hrs
Posted: August 28
Free is never bad.
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0.5 hrs
Posted: August 19
I really wanted to like this game, really. It's a great game and all, but the hacking in this game. It barely even works, and the AI explains it horribly, and it gets really repetitive after trying it for the 4th time, because of failing the other times because even though you have it perfectly lined up, it turns red and doesn't count you having both circles in the square. The art of the game looks as if it was ripped directly from a Borderlands game. I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, but when you call the woman at the start using the AI, there is no audio. And the game is really lacking sounds, a huge storm is happening directly outside the glass and you can't hear it at all?! Kind of stupid.


fun gameplay at first

The puzzles are fairly challenging




Not enough audio coming from the game

Really not anything to do in the game

Story makes no sense

Constant wandering trying to figure out how to progress

The horribly hidden "secrets" are pointless

-Avoid at all costs-

-Not recommended-


-Must have-

Not recommended.

Number rating: 56/100

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1.6 hrs
Posted: August 18
As an educational game, it's reasonably good, but the execution of the actual game part is far from flawless. I've had multiple UI bugs where the UI got stuck. There were also long periods where I had no idea what I was supposed to do or where I had to go, and I can't finish the third level, because it won't let me pick up the objective anymore (and this persists).

As an educational tool, I can recommend the training mode. As a game, which it definitely feels like the most, I can't recommend it.
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[MP-TRANS] GamemusCZ
4.4 hrs
Posted: August 8
1-3 lvl i didnt know what to do then in level 4 i know the plan so i did know what to do and then i realize it is end! (4 lvls is like demo) 2/10
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8.7 hrs
Posted: August 5
A game that's worthwhile

Relive is a futuristic game set in outerspace where your main objective is to survive after your HQ experienced a major system breach. The plot is awesome and i really wanted more of it however this game only has four chapters and the main focus is to educate everyone about CPR. Which is actually a good thing if you think about it. I never knew that you need to give a steady breath after 30 compressions and what an AED is until now. I know these will come handy in the future. How amazing would it be if i'd be able to save a life because of this game? Props to everyone behind this!

With AIs, a unique 3D art style, challenging objectives and educational purpose, this game is worth your time and effort. The steam achievements are fun to unlock too, especially the secret floppy disks!
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