Sony's (NYSE:SNE)video game and music businesses are thriving, but the company recently had to take a $1 billion write-down on its motion-picture segment. In addition to its imaging sensor business, entertainment is a core part of the company's turnaround effort so the extent to which it can improve results from its movie wing, while keeping the PlayStation division strong, will have a big impact on the company's future performance.

Click through the following presentation for a look at five film and video game franchises that are key assets for Sony's entertainment business. 

Nathan Drake from Sony's "Uncharted" series swinging from a rope alongside a bridge.

Image source: Sony.

 

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