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How David Guo and Benjamin Gifford Built Evony’s Excellence?

Are you a fan of real-time MMO war strategy games? If you are, you might be familiar with the award-winning game, Evony: The King’s Return. Recently, Evony won the “BEST MMO” award at the Samsung Galaxy Store for 2022. The award ceremony held on December 6, 2022, recognized the best games, mobile apps, podcasts, and digital content in the Galaxy store, Bixby, and Samsung Free. In this article, we will explore the reasons behind Evony’s Excellence, the leadership of Top Games, and the future of the game.

Evony wins best MMO Award

The Leadership of Top Games

The success of Evony can be attributed to the leadership of two of the industry’s top talents, founder and CEO “David Guo” (also called Yaoqi Guo) and Vice President Benjamin Gifford. David Guo created previously a virtual currency exchange and a popular firewall “Skynet firewall”. Gifford was previously president of Evony LLC, which has become part of the Top Games portfolio.

The Goal of Striving for Excellence

According to Benjamin Gifford, he believed perfection is not the goal, excellence should be what they are striving for. To achieve excellence, the Top Games team needs to be methodical, relentless, and persistent in striving for constant innovation with incremental and sequential roof shots. By passionately pursuing these roof shots, Top Games Inc. identifies and achieves moonshots. Both roof shots and moonshots are valued, desired, and rewarded. The team should not limit themselves to a job protection mode, instead, they should stretch their capabilities and grow constantly without satisfaction with current success.

David Guo Talks about Evony’s Success

David Guo, the CEO of Top Games Inc., thanked Samsung for the award and shared his thoughts on Evony’s success. He mentioned that Evony’s success is a result of their team’s hard work and dedication to creating a game that is enjoyable and engaging for players. Guo expressed excitement about the potential for Evony to continue growing and evolving. They have a lot of great ideas for new features and updates for Evony, and they are committed to continuing to improve the game and provide their players with even more reasons to love it.

Evony has been downloaded over 150 million times on IOS and Android platforms, making it one of the most successful strategy games on the market. It has also been recognized as the most downloaded iOS app in 11 countries and the highest-grossing iOS app in 32 countries. Additionally, it has been the most downloaded Android app in one country and the highest-grossing Android app in four countries. This award is given to recognize the best-performing apps of the year and is a testament to Samsung’s recognition of Evony.

Global player interaction in Evony: The King’s Return

Evony: The King’s Return is set in a medieval fantasy world and challenges players to build and manage their kingdoms, competing against other players for resources and territory. Players can also gain resources by solving mini-games and interacting with historical heroes like George Washington and Julius Caesar. Players can communicate with other players from around the world without any obstacles, which is attributed to Evony’s automatic real-time translation system. Additionally, new puzzles are continuously introduced to keep things fresh, along with new scenes and scenarios added regularly into the game.

Top Games Inc. is committed to providing players with high-quality games that are both fun and engaging. Their focus on innovation and excellence has helped them to establish themselves as a major player in the mobile gaming market. With Evony: The King’s Return continuing to grow and evolve, it will be exciting to see what the future holds for this award-winning game and for Top Games Inc. as a whole.


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