These Were Some Of 2009's Most Popular Games To Trade [Updated]

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Game-trading outlet Goozex have released some charts revealing what their most popular titles of 2009 were on the service, and included are comprehensive charts for each major video game platform.

And, as you're about to see, the lists are a little surprising, in that they differ wildly from what you'd see on sales charts. Take the DS, for example, with Chinatown Wars coming in ahead of New Super Mario Bros., even though the latter has outsold it around a billion to one.

Or the Wii, where Madworld, which sold around three copies in North America all year, came in on top. Just goes to show, while some games are must buys, others are simply must rents.


1. Left 4 Dead
2. Fallout 3
3. Killzone 2
4. Infamous
5. Resident Evil 5
6. Fable II
7. Call of Duty: World at War
8. Gears of War 2
9. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
10. Batman: Arkham Asylum

Xbox 360:
1. Left 4 Dead
2. Fallout 3
3. Resident Evil 5
4. Fable II
5. Call of Duty: World at War
6. Gears of War 2
7. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
8. Batman: Arkham Asylum
9. Prototype
10. Halo 3

PlayStation 3:
1. Killzone 2
2. Infamous
3. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
4. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
5. LittleBigPlanet
6. Resistance 2
7. Batman: Arkham Asylum
8. Demon's Souls
9. Resident Evil 5
10. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

1. MadWorld
2. Punch-Out!!
3. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
4. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
5. Super Mario Galaxy
6. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
7. Mario Kart Wii
8. The House of the Dead: Overkill
9. No More Heroes
10. Super Paper Mario


1. Fallout 3
2. The Sims 3
3. Dragon Age: Origins
4. Borderlands
5. Crysis
6. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
7. Call of Duty: World at War
8. Mass Effect
9. Gears of War
10. Far Cry 2

Nintendo DS:
1. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
2. New Super Mario Bros.
3. Scribblenauts
4. Professor Layton and the Curious Village
5. Chrono Trigger
6. The World Ends with You
7. The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
8. Pokemon Platinum Version
9. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
10. Mario Kart DS


1. God of War: Chains of Olympus
2. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
3. Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
4. Resistance: Retribution
5. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of The Lions
6. Dissidia Final Fantasy
7. Star Ocean: Second Evolution
8. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
9. Killzone: Liberation
10. Patapon

[via Gamasutra]

[UPDATE: This story originally referred to Goozex as a rental site, rather than as a game-trading site. Apologies for the error.]

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I thought "news" was about things that mattered.

Goozex is not one of those things.

Good service though.