Submitted to TUAW by an unnamed developer with access to the beta, there are a number of strings that reference "ATVGames," such as "ATVGamesScheduleController," "ATVGamesStandingsController," and "ATVGamesByDateController." There's also "ATVThunder" and strings that read "com.apple.appletv.play.live.thunder" and ".play.archive.thunder."
It sure seems as if Apple is moving ahead with some way to allow users to play basic games on the Apple TV.
Is it just me, or is Apple starting to resemble The Umbrella Corporation? There isn't anything the Cult Of Mac won't buy, so why not transform the (by Apple standards) failed Apple TV into a game console.
Ars Technica has more.