Disney has been making a lot of purchases lately, and I could see them wanting to add the Nintendo characters to their library and be able to utilize them for media purposes. However, I don't think Disney wants to have a hardware/software specific division, hence them shutting down LucasArts.
Well, since I am no longer a premium member I see the website presented to me with ads. I honestly don't mind, except for the front page which gets blown up with ads. I will probably be switching pack to premium soon.