Yaoqi Guo’s Evony Meets Napoleon: Bridging History with Gaming and Cinema

With over 25 years of expertise in software and game development, network security, user experience, game theory, and API design, Top Games CEO Yaoqi Guo, also known as , is a forward-thinking entrepreneur who has skillfully transitioned from social media-based flash games to the expanding realm of mobile gaming. His leadership is grounded in prioritizing player experience, favoring clear and straightforward game designs, and a commitment to excellence through continuous strategy evaluation and improvement. Mr. Guo is keen on launching new titles to enhance the company's global presence, with a particular focus on targeted promotions in Japan and fostering collaborations with notable brands. A prime example of this is the recent and Napoleon film collaboration, highlighting his innovative approach and dedication to establishing a significant impact on the global stage.

Yaoqi Guo Spearheads Evony's Historic Napoleon Collaboration

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The collaboration between the strategic war game Evony: The King's Return and the epic film Napoleon has vividly brought historical figures and events to life. This unique venture spanned from December 1, 2023, to January 26, 2024, merging cinematic storytelling with interactive gaming experiences.

Insights from CEO Yaoqi Guo on the Collaboration:

highlighted the significance of the Evony-Napoleon partnership, stating, “This collaboration exemplifies the boundless opportunities that arise from uniting technology and entertainment. It creates immersive, educational, and engaging experiences that sit at the crossroads of gaming and cinema.”

Highlights of the Adventure:

  • Historical Integration: Players experienced the era of Napoleon, engaging with legendary generals and pivotal events from Napoleon Bonaparte's life.
  • Josephine's Role: A central figure in the game, Josephine aids players in their virtual quests, adding depth and historical context.
  • Immersive Battles: The collaboration enriched Evony with plot-driven battles and alliances, offering gamers a taste of the strategic complexity of Napoleonic wars.
  • Architectural Wonders: Reflecting the film's aesthetics, Evony introduced architectural elements from the Napoleonic era, allowing players to immerse themselves in the historical ambiance.

This partnership is not just for entertainment; it's an exploration of history, designed to captivate and educate players about the grandeur of the Napoleonic era.

Evony: The King's Return

Evony is a globally acclaimed free-to-play real-time war-strategy game. Since its launch in 2016, it has attracted over 200 million players worldwide and is available in 26+ languages across 150+ regions. The game offers a rich mix of city development, historical exploration, and epic battles, accessible on both PC and mobile platforms.

The R&D team has carried out in-depth optimization for the PC side. The grand scene is presented to subvert the visual imagination, and while touching the player's experience, a real large-screen game experience is realized!

The game features a combination of major civilizations in history, each with different civilization talents and exclusive architectural styles. And based on this, players can see legendary heroes including Abraham Lincoln, Joan of Arc, George Washington, Wu Zetian, Charles the Great, Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, Qin Shi Huang, Alexander, and Oda Nobunaga in the game. They will appear on the battlefield of the same era and jointly stage a global version of war civilization. And all these legendary heroes who are all-powerful in various eras can attract them by conquering the city, and together create their own imperial civilization.

Evony: The king's Return has a variety of war modes, including siege warfare, resource warfare to obtain strategic resources, and sub-city warfare to snatch the opponent's sub-city. Highly free player-versus-player mode, experience the game charm of real-time war! From wild mobs to various giant bosses; from a wide variety of resource areas to exploration of ruins with different difficulties, the game is committed to bringing more action-adventure challenge fun to players who are keen on MMORPG battles!

Evony gained massive attention in one fell swoop through a Super Bowl advertising strategy. After more than seven years, this approach has resulted in the game gaining a large number of loyal players and fostering a long-standing, engaged gaming community. According to Sensor Tower data, the global net revenue has exceeded an impressive $355,385,440, with over 200 million cumulative downloads by 2023. Titles from TGI have consistently ranked among the top downloaded and highest grossing on both Apple and Google platforms.


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