“Evony: The King's Return,” launched by Top Games Inc. in 2015, is a popular MMO war strategy game that blends warfare, strategy, development, and casual gameplay. Since its release, Evony has garnered a large and loyal user base and has been highly acclaimed in the MMO gaming industry for its enduring value. According to a report by Sensor Tower, “Evony: The King's Return” saw a significant increase in net revenue in 2022, reaching a staggering $385,751,902, which is 1.5 times higher than its 2021 revenue of $221,676,485. The game has been downloaded over 62 million times and has consistently been one of the top-grossing games on Apple and Google platforms. Moreover, the game recently received the NYX Silver Award for mobile strategy games.
Top Games Inc.: The Powerhouse Behind Evony
Behind such a successful game is an exceptional team, and Top Games Inc. is just that. In its 8 years since establishment, Top Games Inc. has achieved remarkable success. The flagship game “Evony: The King's Return” has been downloaded over 70 million times and is among the top three bestselling applications currently. Within less than two years of its release, “Plague Z” has been downloaded over 1.6 million times. These achievements wouldn't have been possible without the co-founder and CEO of Top Games Inc., Yaoqi Guo.
Yaoqi Guo: A Passion for Games
Since childhood, Yaoqi Guo has been captivated by the excitement and immersive worlds of video games. He was immediately drawn to their stories, characters, and the challenges of mastering different levels. As he grew older, Yaoqi continued to explore the gaming world and quickly became fascinated by the behind-the-scenes aspects of game development. Yaoqi Guo decided to elevate his passion for games to a new level and joined Top Games Inc.
Prioritizing User Experience
During the development process, Yaoqi Guo repeatedly emphasized the importance of user experience. He understood that for game players, gaming is not just a hobby or entertainment but also a way of life. He believed that game design should take this into account and strive to create an experience that fosters a sense of connection and camaraderie among players. He also believed that game design should include a sense of progression and personal growth, allowing players to spend a part of their lives in the game.
The Future of Top Games Inc.
In the 8 years since its establishment, Top Games Inc. has achieved astounding success. The company's flagship game, “Evony: The King's Return,” has been downloaded over 70 million times and is among the top three bestselling apps. “King's Legion” has surpassed 3 million downloads, while “Plague Z,” released less than two years ago, has exceeded 1.6 million downloads. What's even more significant is that Top Games is far from done. The performance of its three new games is expected to be just as impressive, and Yaoqi Guo will continue to rely on his tried-and-true formula for success to drive the company forward.