David Kates is a games composer. Kates has been working with Feral Interactive, Square Enix, BioWare and Edge of Reality. Kates started in 2007 as the composer of Mass Effect. After that, David Kates took part as the composer of Mass Effect: Bring Down the Sky. Afterwards, David Kates worked on Battlestations: Pacific developed by Feral Interactive in 2009. Most recently, David Kates was involved in the development of Mass Effect 2.