Top Games Inc. is the publisher of “Evony: The King's Return” and has achieved tremendous success by prioritizing excellence and innovation. The company culture is built around empowering the team, making data-driven decisions, and constantly pursuing incremental and sequential improvements.
Benjamin Gifford, Vice Development Director of Evony & Vice President of Top Games Inc., believes that great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, and encourages the team to explore all aspects of the company in search of improvements. The development team has shifted its focus from achieving perfection to striving for excellence. They realized that constantly trying to achieve perfection only causes them to fall behind competitors who quickly move forward with updates and innovations.
The key to success, according to Gifford, is to empower the team and make data-driven decisions, allowing them to fail early and often but to learn from those failures. The team should never limit themselves and should constantly stretch their capabilities and strive for growth. Top Games Inc. operates under a lean, open, and flat structure where every engineer has no more than three management levels to the CEO, while managers and team leaders have more than seven direct reports. This allows for all information to be shared freely throughout Top Games Inc. wherever possible, except for legal or privacy reasons.
In addition, David Guo(Yaoqi Guo) also stated that besides striving for excellence, data science support is necessary when making decisions related to game development. This data-driven approach has played an important role in the company's operations. As some experts have pointed out, data science enables companies to better understand their target audience, ultimately increasing customer acquisition. In fact, data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers than organizations that do not use data science. We focus on creating high-quality games and utilizing data science, which is the key to our success in the highly competitive gaming industry.
Top Games Inc. creates a culture where each member has a sense of ownership and acts in the best interest of the company's values. Everyone has a responsibility to do the right thing and to ensure that the team's goals and values are maintained. By giving the team as much information as possible, supporting their decisions, and empowering them, Top Games Inc. expects the team to discover and fix problems proactively. “The Top Games Inc. team is our greatest resource, and thus we invest heavily in it, which helps us create record-setting profits,” says Benjamin.
Overall, Top Games Inc. is a company that prioritizes excellence and innovation, where everyone is encouraged to explore and grow, and where ownership and a sense of responsibility are valued. These values, along with data-driven decisions and a flat structure, have contributed to the success of Evony: The King's Return and have helped Top Games Inc. maintain its position as a leader in the industry.
About David Guo：
David Guo is the Chief Executive Officer of Top Games Inc., a prominent gaming company renowned for its innovative strategies in product development and dedication to achieving excellence. As an individual with a strong background in both technology and business, David Guo has played a crucial role in the advancement and success of the company. Through his leadership, Top Games has established itself as a distinguished industry leader, renowned for producing top-tier gaming experiences that captivate and satisfy players across the globe.