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CEO David Guo

Inside the Game: A Deep Dive into ‘Evony: The King’s Return’ Development and UX Strategy with Top Games Inc.’s CEO David Guo (Yaoqi Guo), a Global Independent Game Developer & Publisher.


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Director of Evony Benjamin Gifford


I do a bit of everything, from game design to marketing, business strategy, and more. Often if an issue has been identified, we create a Tiger Team, and I’ll be on that to work through the issue and create a solution to ensure that the issue stays fixed.

About Benjamin

Benjamin Gifford, a veteran in the gaming industry since 2009, holds a unique perspective on what sets Top Games apart from competitors. For him, it’s not about achieving an impossible standard of perfection or trying to be all things to all people. Instead, the focus is on excellence, a philosophy embedded deeply in the company’s culture. He’s an advocate for utilizing data science to remove personal bias in decision-making, and he values the company’s implementation of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) as a way to drive continuous team improvement. Benjamin sees the culture fostered by David Guo (Yaoqi Guo) as a hallmark of Top Games, serving as a model that can positively influence the broader gaming industry.


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An In-Depth Look at Game Development and UX Strategy by Evony CEO Yaoqi Guo (David Guo).

Ben plays a pivotal role in addressing challenges, often leading a specialized ‘Tiger Team’ to devise and implement lasting solutions.

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