VR Game Development

About Us

Premium Game Dev Studio

FireflyVR is a studio comprised of successful video game veterans.  We have a passion to create games that make a positive difference in physical health, mental well-being, and productivity.

What We Do

Interactive Innovation

We help develop your ideas into virtual experiences.  Our team can support every stage of creation, from ideation to execution.  Let us be your video game nerds and collaborate on fun solutions!

Engage and Delight

From interactive displays to video games, we offer the creativity and technical expertise to concept and deliver outstanding results.

Game Development

We know how to take projects from concept and prototype, to development and release. We have the tools and experience to provide every aspect of the creative process.

Software Tools

We can build custom software tools to fit your needs. We have experience with analytics, biometrics, machine learning, and scripted testing environments. We will be your allies in the scientific process.

Connections to World-Class IP

Own original intellectual property? We have extensive experience working with globally-recognized clients. Our team knows how to respect and conform to brand requirements.

Merging Technology and Fun

The combination of technology and gaming is creating transformative solutions. We are here to help you harness the power of these evolving tools.

Strength In Collaboration

No matter the size of the project, we come to the table prepared to listen to your needs. Our team of innovators will apply creativity and expertise to help inform and shape your design goals. From ideation through project completion, we are your dedicated partners in the creation process.

Our Team

Our team has over 100 combined years of software and game industry experience. Our credits include best-selling games from major studios, award-winning indie releases, widely-adopted physics engines, and fundamental engineering algorithms. We have experience with mobile, PC, VR, AR, mixed reality, machine learning, neural networks, and bio-sensors. We are equipped to achieve your goals.

Shel Mann

Chief Executive Officer

Entrepreneur and business leader.  Manager for multiple best-selling video games, working with big names like Atari, THQ, and Universal.  Stands to benefit if fishing gear were made tax-deductible.

Nickolas Miller

Chief Technology Officer

Veteran programmer with fourteen years of industry experience.  Major works including Guitar Hero, Medal of Honor, and Words with Friends.  Noted Halloween enthusiast.

Matthew Gravelle

Chief Experience Officer

Fifteen years of professional video game development.  Producer and UI designer for world-renowned clients and critically-acclaimed mobile games.  Bicycles uphill, in the snow, both ways.

Walter Greenleaf Ph.D

Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

Walter is a research neuroscientist and medical product developer working at Stanford University, known internationally as an early pioneer in digital medicine and the field of medical virtual reality. He was into VR before it was cool.

Andy Korth

Senior Software Architect

Programmer and designer for over ten years.  Has worked on dozens of titles across multiple platforms.  Developed a neural network to detect music notes. Puts rotten fruit in bottles and convinces other people to drink it.

Scott Lembcke

Senior Software Architect

Graphics and simulation programmer with ten years of experience.  Author of physics engines and tunneling algorithms. Owns a fully-functioning replica of a cartoon seaplane.

Alexander Cooney


Artist and former Art Director.  Supervised and worked directly on dozens of learning games and simulations, and helped pioneer the use of VR in STEM training and humanities education.  Once taught a frog to eat potions.

Laura Beukema

Game Designer

Brings a decade of experience creating a variety of games and interactives. Worked on transmedia experiences that earned a Parent’s Choice award and an Emmy nomination. Knitting for a cozier apocalypse.

Peter Aslanidis

Sound and Music

Musician by trade for more than 25 years, appearing on 100s of pop recordings in Europe and Russia as a session musician. Has created original music/audio for film, advertisements, exhibits, television shows and video games internationally. Likes finding new homes for lost octopi in his homeland of Greece.

Let’s Change the World…

We’ve barely tapped the full potential that gaming and VR have to offer. Let’s work together and use our expertise to make the world a better place!

Contact Us

Looking for a developer? Game experts? Innovative partners? Drop us a line!

FireflyVR is proudly based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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