I’ve dug up a few reviews of Gateway 1 and 2. They are fairly complementary but do complain about text adventures being outdated particularly with the sequel. When one of the complaints from PC Format in a review of a text adventure is that there is too much text to read, you are clearly fighting a losing battle:-
While going down the CWG rabbit hole actually looking for Jill of the Jungle content, I noticed this ad in the July 1992 issue. I really don’t remember this game at all from when I was a child, but apparently I wasn’t paying attention.