1 a place where there is a lot of heat or radiation:
Many microwaves heat unevenly, leading to hot spots in the milk.
Hot spots of radioactivity were found near the power station.
2 a place that is popular for entertainment or a particular activity:
They played regularly at legendary hot spots such as the UFO Club.
3 a place where there is likely to be fighting or a particular problem:
The report identified eight pollution hot spots.
4TD a part of a computer image on the screen that you can click on to make other
pictures, words etc appear
5TD a place in a public building where there is a computer system with an access point, which allows people in the building with a wireless computer or bluetooth mobile phone to connect to a service such as the Internet
6 especially American English a place where a fire can spread from
I got these meanings from: Longman Dictionary Of Contemporary English Online. To tell the truth I actually couldn't relate them to any sort of game whatsoever....but since you read about it, there must have something. Some very keen people usually post in this forum, though...Let's see if they can help us out on this one.. :)