David Guo co-founded Top Games, Inc in 2015. Today, the company boasts a global presence with over 200 employees and serves gamers in more than 150 countries, offering support in over 24 languages. David Guo, the CEO, and Benjamin Gifford, the VP, lead a dedicated team, driving innovation and growth within the gaming industry. Their game products have already attracted over 150 million players and continue to expand our global audience. Especially with the 2016 release of Evony, the game made a significant impact. Following its launch, Evony garnered attention with a Super Bowl commercial, introducing this war strategy game to a wider audience. It quickly climbed the ranks of game downloads, capturing the interest of many mobile strategy game enthusiasts who became addicted to it.
In the gaming industry, it's crucial that game development teams swiftly adapt to changes in industry trends and user behavior. This is especially true for the Evony development team.
Evony: The King's Return is a real-time strategy game that blends various elements, including city development, exploration, the recruitment of historically famous Generals, and epic battles. The game is now available on PC, with extensive optimizations to deliver a grand visual experience and a true large-screen gaming adventure.
Set in a virtual medieval continent, the game's narrative revolves around the chaos that ensues after the cruel and oppressive rule of a new king following the sudden death of the old ruler. Players step into the shoes of a lord on the mainland, quelling family rebellions and striving to build their own territorial power. The ultimate goal is to capture the king's city, overthrow the tyrannical rule, and ascend as the new empire's overlord.
Evony: The King's Return features various historical civilizations, each with unique talents and architectural styles. In the game, players encounter legendary heroes like Abraham Lincoln, Joan of Arc, George Washington, Wu Zetian, and more. These iconic figures come together on the battlefield to create their own imperial civilization.
The game offers a diverse range of war modes, including siege warfare, resource battles, and sub-city skirmishes. With its highly interactive player-versus-player mode, players can experience the thrill of real-time warfare. From battling wild mobs and formidable bosses to exploring challenging ruins and resource-rich areas, the game caters to those who seek excitement and challenges in their gaming experience.”
David Guo, also known as Yaoqi Guo, is a seasoned professional at Top Games, bringing with him more than 20 years of expertise in software and game development, network security, user experience (UX) design, game theory, and API design. As the CEO of Top Games, Inc., David is deeply passionate about technology, software, and information and their inherent roles in shaping social interaction.
“From game theory, API design to UX development and creating complex algorithms, the way our lives are improved through these interacting information systems is what drives me,” said Top Games CEO David Guo
David Guo's dedication to enhancing our lives through information systems, whether it's in the realm of game theory, API design, UX development, or complex algorithm creation, is a driving force. He values clarity and simplicity, aiming to streamline complexity into user-friendly designs that provide tangible value. In his pursuit of excellence, he constantly engages in self-reflection and review to refine his approach.