Towards the end of 2017, there was a brief moment when it looked like the year might be done for online casinos, after a myriad of sites had been released over the first ten or eleven months of the year, there was a brief lull. Brief is the word, however, and as the year came to a close, more new sites popped up to join the fight.
In order to make an impact as a new site, not only against the other fresh faces from 2017, but also against the plethora of established sites that dominate the industry, a casino needs to bring something unique to the table, as well as the combination of style and substance that players have come to expect from the best sites.
Casinsi is a new online casino that seems to have entirely missed this point, and instead enters the market looking like a myriad of other sites that we have seen before.
Going for an elegant, decadent design that is clearly supposed to appeal to the high-rollers, Casinsi instead only succeeds in feeling like they have made absolutely no effort and just phoned it in, taking a painting-by-numbers attitude to design that is unlikely to impress anyone.
Design and theme
If you are new to the online casino world, then you might think that Casinsi looks great, with its black and gold colour scheme, and the brooding look from the model in the banner, who stands next to an advert for the welcome bonus (which offers up to £200, as well as 100 spins, at the time of writing, which is an above average offer, but not by much).
However, if you have spent any time at online casinos, you will be fully aware that utilising black and gold to bring the effect of affluence is something that countless sites have done before, and many have done well. It is fair to say that this design concept is finished, it won’t be done better than it was some years ago, and it is time that new sites understood that it takes more than this colour scheme, combined with an artistic design that wouldn’t look out of place on a posh sofa, to stand out.
Unfortunately, from a design standpoint, Casinsi doesn’t seem to be bringing anything else to the table, instead relying solely on this derivative and outdated design concept to try and tempt in players, something which is unlikely to be successful.
Level Up Media Ltd, the company which owns Casinsi, has released a few excellent online casino brands, but unfortunately, they all seem to have much the same choice of games (and the same welcome bonus).
This means that although the titles at Casinsi are impressive, being provided by Big Time Gaming, Blueprint Gaming, ELK Studios, Evolution, Microgaming, NetEnt, NextGen Gaming, NeoGames, NYX Gaming, Play'n GO, Realistic Games, Stars Group, and Thunderkick, they are also the same as their brethren sites.
This is particularly bad news for Casinsi, because it means that the only aspect of this site that sets it apart from its sibling sites is the design, which, as we have discussed, is terrible.
Slot games, table and card games, live casino titles, and scratchcards games to combine to offer something for everybody here, but when you consider how many other sites offer the same choices, and do it without using a design concept that should never have continued beyond the late 1990s, there’s simply nothing to be found here that will entice players in.
A disappointing site in every way, Casinsi is best left alone by anyone but those new to the industry.
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