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There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://youtu.be/VFmjruuqt9o a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''.

A young adult novel written by Adrienne Kress, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineDreamsComeToLife'' was published on September 3, 2019 with a sequel, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineSentFromAbove'' in 2020.

A guide book, ''Joey Drew Studios Employee Handbook'' written by Cala Spinner was published by Scholastic on July 30, 2019.

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There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://youtu.be/VFmjruuqt9o a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''.

''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''. Additionally, a small spin-off survival game was released in February 2020 to tide over fans; entitled ''VideoGame/BorisAndTheDarkSurvival'', it focuses on various "Boris the Wolf" copies attempting to escape the studio, and the wrath of his rival Bendy.

The series has also led to multiple literary works.
A young adult novel written by Adrienne Kress, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineDreamsComeToLife'' ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineDreamsComeToLife'', was published on September 3, 2019 2019, with a sequel, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineSentFromAbove'' ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineSentFromAbove'', in 2020.

2020. A guide book, book written by Cala Spinner, ''Joey Drew Studios Employee Handbook'' written by Cala Spinner Handbook'', was published by Scholastic on July 30, 2019.


** In the Dreams Come To Life novel, [[spoiler: when Buddy frees Bendy from his imprisonment unknowingly Bendy merely pushes Buddy down and doesn't kill Buddy. Then when Buddy and Dot confront Bendy, bendy merely squeezes them and kicks them but is pointed out that he is not trying to kill them. He only kills Buddy after Buddy tries to kill him by drowning him in ink.]]

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** In the Dreams Come To Life novel, [[spoiler: when Buddy frees Bendy from his imprisonment unknowingly Bendy merely pushes Buddy down and doesn't kill Buddy. Then when Buddy and Dot confront Bendy, bendy merely squeezes them and kicks them but is pointed out that he is not trying to kill them. He only kills Buddy after Buddy tries to kill him by drowning him in ink. He also spares Buddy Boris (Buddy transformed into Boris) if he gets in the elevator with him in chapter 3 but does kill Butcher Gang members who are hostile.]]


* AccidentalHero: In chapter 4, it's debatable if [[spoiler: Bendy saving Henry from the Projectonist is this or a VillainousRescue case.]]



** The first chapter being only 15 minutes, there's very little information that isn't left up in the air for interpretation. The [[spoiler:murder and dissection of Boris the Wolf]] is an especially big point of contention, since [[spoiler:the candles on the floor suggest it was Joey's doing, while the message on the wall suggests it was Bendy, and adopting either viewpoint changes the game's narrative significantly]]. The second chapter clears it up a little bit, [[spoiler:by showing that Bendy is, indeed, murderous]], but just what went down at the studio is still a mystery.
** It's also becoming rather unclear if the Bendy we saw is the real Bendy. Because, even after [[spoiler:the Ink Machine is activated and Inked Bendy is released]], the cutouts that were active beforehand don't turn hostile and remain curious and sometimes helpful.

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** The first chapter being only 15 minutes, there's very little information that isn't left up in the air for interpretation. The [[spoiler:murder and dissection of Boris the Wolf]] is an especially big point of contention, since [[spoiler:the candles on the floor suggest (and Henry himself seems to believe) it was Joey's doing, while the message on the wall suggests it was Bendy, and adopting either viewpoint changes the game's narrative significantly]]. The second chapter clears it up a little bit, [[spoiler:by showing that Bendy is, indeed, murderous]], but just what went down at the studio is still a mystery.
** It's also becoming rather unclear if the Bendy we saw is the real Bendy. Because, even after [[spoiler:the Ink Machine is activated and Inked Bendy is released]], the cutouts that were active beforehand don't turn hostile and remain curious and sometimes helpful. Bendy also seems to kill Sammy Lewarnce when he attempts to kill Henry but still goes after Henry afterwards.



** The cliffhanger of the fourth chapter will make you rip out your hair: [[spoiler:the psycho Alice who tormented you is literally backstabbed by ''another'' Alice with a Boris of her own. If Alice Prime was a human-cartoon fusion driven mad by her components' inability to get along, who is ''this'' Alice?]]
** And the fifth chapter ups the ante and fury with [[spoiler: a scene which could be a flashback indicating the origin of the whole scenario, or which could indicate a StableTimeLoop in play. Additional secret messages revealed via the Seeing Tool provided in this chapter, which can also now be used in earlier chapters, can be read as supporting the latter interpretation but are in no way conclusive. Also, while Ink Bendy is dealt with, neither Henry's escape from the studio nor the fate of the other ink creations - monsters and otherwise - are, and nor is shutting down the Ink Machine (beyond damage dealt to the larger structure in the final boss fight).]]

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** The cliffhanger of the fourth chapter will make you rip out your hair: [[spoiler:the psycho Alice who tormented you is literally backstabbed by ''another'' Alice with a Boris of her own. If Alice Prime was a human-cartoon fusion driven mad by her components' inability to get along, who is ''this'' Alice?]]
Alice? Bendy also seems to be less hostile towards Henry and saves him from the Projectonist but why is unknown.]]
** And the fifth chapter ups the ante and fury with [[spoiler: a scene which could be a flashback indicating the origin of the whole scenario, or which could indicate a StableTimeLoop in play. Additional secret messages revealed via the Seeing Tool provided in this chapter, which can also now be used in earlier chapters, can be read as supporting the latter interpretation but are in no way conclusive. Also, while Ink Bendy backstory is dealt with, revealed and he's defeated, neither Henry's escape from the studio nor the fate of the other ink creations - monsters and otherwise - are, and nor is shutting down the Ink Machine (beyond damage dealt to the larger structure in the final boss fight).]]


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* AmbiguouslyEvil: Bendy himself. While the cartoon Bendy is clearly not evil, the Ink Bendy is up to debate. [[spoiler: In chapter 1, he grabs at Henry after the ink machine is activated but does actually grab him nor does he chase him afterwards. The cutouts follow Henry and seem to move by themselves but seem curious rather than hostile In chapter 2, Ink Bendy attacks Sammy when he tries to sacrifice Henry but still chases Henry afterward. If he catches Henry, Henry seemingly dies instantly but it's unknown if it's canon or a game mechanic. Since he's respawned through a Bendy statue it's also implied but unknown if Bendy is the one reviving In chapter 3, "Alice" (who's worse than Bendy though) seems to hate Bendy as well and Bendy will chase and will still kill Henry if he catches him but also kills other hostile antagonists. In chapter 4, Bendy scares Henry in the vents but doesn't attack him (The Employee Handbook confermied he was "only toying with you." showing he could have killed Henry but spared him on purpose) and seems to warn him to be quiet against the Butcher Gang. Bendy also seems to save Henry from the Projectonist and doesn't try to kill Henry then. In chapter 5, a giant hand tries to drown Henry but it's unknown if Bendy is controlling it. Bendy can also kill the Butcher Gang for Henry. While he does mutate into Beast Bendy and try to kill Henry, it's only after when Henry comes to Bendy's lair and picks up the weapon to kill Bendy.]]
** In the Dreams Come To Life novel, [[spoiler: when Buddy frees Bendy from his imprisonment unknowingly Bendy merely pushes Buddy down and doesn't kill Buddy. Then when Buddy and Dot confront Bendy, bendy merely squeezes them and kicks them but is pointed out that he is not trying to kill them. He only kills Buddy after Buddy tries to kill him by drowning him in ink.]]


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* TragicMonster: [[spoiler: Chapter 5 reveals Bendy to be this. Turns out he was the first and only attempt to bring the cartoon character to life. Since he has no soul the attempt failed. However, all what he did was wonder the studio not harming anyone but due to him possibly scaring people off he was locked away.]]


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* VillainousRescue: [[spoiler: Bendy can save Henry from Sammy,the Projectonist and the Butcher Gang.


Six official shorts were created as well. [[https://youtu.be/a0uJbCJsXR4 "Tombstone Picnic"]], [[https://youtu.be/kVMp4blt-Os "Haunted Hijinx"]], [[https://youtu.be/uWmWM9SBXUo "Cookie Cookin'"]], [[https://youtu.be/E6L4_4Vi43g "Hellfire Fighter"]], [[https://youtu.be/3RmZDZja4Hs "Snow Sillies"]], and [[https://youtu.be/MX9x1oCGzX0 "Tasty Trio Troubles"]].

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Six Seven official animated shorts were created as well. well: [[https://youtu.be/a0uJbCJsXR4 "Tombstone Picnic"]], [[https://youtu.be/kVMp4blt-Os "Haunted Hijinx"]], [[https://youtu.be/uWmWM9SBXUo "Cookie Cookin'"]], [[https://youtu.be/E6L4_4Vi43g "Hellfire Fighter"]], [[https://youtu.be/3RmZDZja4Hs "Snow Sillies"]], and [[https://youtu.be/MX9x1oCGzX0 "Tasty Trio Troubles"]].
Troubles"]], and [[https://youtu.be/oN4jmLFQ5a4 "Cheap Seats"]].

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A young adult novel written by Adrienne Kress, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineDreamsComeToLife'' was published on September 3, 2019 with a sequel, ''Literature/BendyAndTheInkMachineSentFromAbove'' in 2020.

A guide book, ''Joey Drew Studios Employee Handbook'' written by Cala Spinner was published by Scholastic on July 30, 2019.


** Joey Drew himself seems to be the first (or among the first) to lose his mind - in an old recording, Wally complains about Joey's attempts to "appease the gods" and then comments that he thinks he's lost his mind. [[spoiler:The end of Chapter 5 reveals that [[JerkassRealisation he realised]] [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone what he had done]] at some point and it's implied that the reason why he invited Henry to the studio [[TheAtoner was to stop Bendy]].]]

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** Joey Drew himself seems to be the first (or among the first) to lose his mind - in an old recording, Wally complains about Joey's attempts to "appease the gods" and then comments that he thinks he's lost his mind. [[spoiler:The end of Chapter 5 reveals that [[JerkassRealisation [[JerkassRealization he realised]] realized]] [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone what he had done]] at some point and it's implied that the reason why he invited Henry to the studio [[TheAtoner was to stop Bendy]].]]


Six official shorts were created as well. [[https://youtu.be/a0uJbCJsXR4 "Tombstone Picnic"]], [[https://youtu.be/kVMp4blt-Os "Haunted Hijinx"]], [[https://youtu.be/uWmWM9SBXUo "Cookie Cuttin"]], [[https://youtu.be/E6L4_4Vi43g "Hellfire Fighter"]], [[https://youtu.be/3RmZDZja4Hs "Snow Sillies"]], and [[https://youtu.be/MX9x1oCGzX0 "Tasty Trio Troubles"]].

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Six official shorts were created as well. [[https://youtu.be/a0uJbCJsXR4 "Tombstone Picnic"]], [[https://youtu.be/kVMp4blt-Os "Haunted Hijinx"]], [[https://youtu.be/uWmWM9SBXUo "Cookie Cuttin"]], Cookin'"]], [[https://youtu.be/E6L4_4Vi43g "Hellfire Fighter"]], [[https://youtu.be/3RmZDZja4Hs "Snow Sillies"]], and [[https://youtu.be/MX9x1oCGzX0 "Tasty Trio Troubles"]].

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* ArtInitiatesLife: The Ink Machine is used to bring Joey Drew Studios' cartoon creations, such as Bendy, to life.


There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://bendy.fandom.com/wiki/2nd_Bendy_game a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''.

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There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://bendy.fandom.com/wiki/2nd_Bendy_game [[https://youtu.be/VFmjruuqt9o a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''.


There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://bendy.fandom.com/wiki/2nd_Bendy_game a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''Bendy and the Dark Revival''.

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There's also a spin-off mobile game called ''VideoGame/BendyInNightmareRun'', which is an EndlessRunningGame that was released on August 15, 2018. It's available through app stores, or through the official Bendy website, [[https://www.joeydrewstudios.com/run joeydrewstudios.com.]] More recently, on February 10, 2019 [[https://bendy.fandom.com/wiki/2nd_Bendy_game a new game has been announced.]] On April 14, 2019, its name was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aHE8lgalJU revealed]] to be ''Bendy and the Dark Revival''.
''VideoGame/BendyAndTheDarkRevival''.


It was[[https://youtu.be/K3ULAFWf0Aw released on consoles]] in 2018 via a partnership with Creator/RoosterTeeth.

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It was[[https://youtu.was [[https://youtu.be/K3ULAFWf0Aw released on consoles]] in 2018 via a partnership with Creator/RoosterTeeth.

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