Research data published this week has revealed the games, consoles, publishers and genres with the best resale values for 2009.

Comparing the recommended retail price of the games or systems when they were new with the average price they were sold for second-hand, we see that while every console can be had for serious discounts if you're happy to go second-hand, some games were actually worth more second time around than they were on a GameStop shelf.

You can see the highlights of the findings below - Demon's Souls fans will be pleased - with other stuff like a breakdown of resale value by genre available at

2009 Game & Publisher Resale Value Report [VGPC, via Go Nintendo]