I think this is Seth McFarlane's way of saying that he's done with the show. Brian was pretty much the embodiment of Seth. He used Brian's character to express all his personal opinions and social commentary. Seth has said in the past that he wanted to end the show a long time ago, but only stayed on board because he didn't want some other showrunner to bring the show down anymore than it has already. Family Guy has definitely run it's course, and I think he realizes that.
Yup. This came out during E3 a few months ago. Still don't know how I feel about it. They said that the character roster would be about the same size as Brawl's, and Wii Fit Trainer just seems like a waste of a good character slot.
Still hoping they add Geno into the game. He's one of the most requested characters and I would play the shit out of him.
I wouldn't count Arcade Fire out. I think they'll play Maysquatch. They have a gap in their schedule. For music festivals like Bonnaroo and Sasquatch there is a lot of marketing involved with the line up release. It generates ad revenue and endorsements as well as boosting sales. I pretty much feel that both Bonnaroo and Sasquatch will see Arcade Fire.
It just doesn't really make sense for them to play the Gorge twice in one tour. Don't think it's happening now.