Wii U likely to offer premium online service

Nintendo won't charge money to play games online on the Wii U, but it will probably charge you for other services.

Wii U online services will be free

You won't have to pay anything to take your games online with Nintendo's newest console.

Miiverse will be divorced from other social networks

Not exactly known for its open connectivity, Nintendo will not tie its Wii U online service to Facebook.

Nintendo shows off Wii U

Nintendo has released a sneak peek of its upcoming Wii U gaming console, touting a new GamePad and Miiverse social network.