Exploring David Guo’s Journey to Evony Success

David Guo (Yaoqi Guo), co-founder and CEO of global video game developer Top Games Inc. is pleased to announce that his company’s popular flagship MMORTS Evony: The King’s Return has been ranked 5th in its list of Top Ten US-Headquartered Mid-Core Games. This prestigious honor recognizes the popularity of the Evony games developed by the team as the best in the Mid-Core Games field. In this post, we’ll take a look at David Guo‘s career, his accomplishments, and explore David Guo’s Journey to Evony’s Success.


David Guo has been at the helm of Top Games Inc. since its founding in 2015, and under his leadership, the company has grown into a leading provider of impressive and entertaining mobile game products, especially focusing on operating Strategy Games, which include more interactive and social elements. With his passion for innovation and dedication to user experience, David has more passion to shape the direction of the company and position it for continued success.

David Guo is a renowned game developer and has been creating exciting video game experiences for players around the world for many years. He has an impressive portfolio of projects for multiplayer mobile games, up to now, he has led his team to develop 7 mobile games that have already been launched, in addition to Evony, there are other six mobile games including Plague of Z, Mafia Origin, Alliance of Glory, Kings Legion, Infinity Clan, Dream Journey Makeover.

David’s work has been praised in various gaming magazines and he has become an important figure in the gaming industry. In the first half of this year, Evony won NYX Silver Award in the 2022 NYX Game Awards Season 1 cycle, and David participated in an interview with TechBullion, talking in detail about topics of high interest to players, including team introduction, the team’s executive features, and core value-driven, challenges in game development, future industry trends, and the team’s future plans, etc. He is passionate about constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with game development, and his enthusiasm and dedication are evident in each of his works. read more about “Interview with Top Games CEO David Guo

David Guo’s Journey Through the Gaming Industry

  • David Guo brings a passion to the gaming world that’s rivaled by few in his industry

David Guo graduated from Sun Yat-sen University, majoring in physics in 1998, and brings over 25 years of software and game development, network security, UX, game theory, and API design after graduation.

David’s passion for technology started when he was in high school in 1993, selling a multimedia management software system to Guangzhou Southern TV Corporation. In 1998 before he graduated from university, David created the famed Skynet firewall, the most popular consumer firewall in China, with tens of millions of internet users protected by it. In 2004, he co-founded one of the world’s largest virtual currency exchange platforms, facilitating millions of transactions and generating hundreds of millions in value.

  • Focus on user experience

David Guo is a gamer himself but found that many game companies do not focus on user experience. he decided to devote himself to the gaming industry,

“We believe it’s key to stay user-oriented, and the game has to be great from the player’s perspective, not just the designer’s perspective. This means that while games should be entertaining, we should also provide our users with an experience that’s simple and uncomplicated.” David said.

He was also praised for his work in providing an inclusive game environment that welcomed game dev professionals of diverse backgrounds. His commitment to game development shone through in the quality of his titles, which captivated players around the world for countless hours. Ultimately, his game dev achievements secured his place as one of the most widely respected game developers in the industry.

A Look at the evolution of the gaming industry in Future 

David is also committed to creating games that are accessible to a wide range of players, from casual gamers to hardcore fans. He is passionate about designing games that are enjoyable for everyone regardless of their level of skill and experience.

“The competition will increase substantially. Only the highest-quality and most user-oriented games will survive. At the same time, there will likely be a technological revolution. I expect VR could become the mainstream technology in the next decade. ” When asked about the evolution of the gaming industry in the next 5-10 years, he explained.

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