Yes. Java supports Windows 8 (including previous versions Windows).
Asphalt 8 will not be able to run on Windows 7. It can only run on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
There's no reason why it shouldn't run on Windows 8.
Yes! Remember to install Java 64-bit for desktop java applications.
If it wasn't then it wouldn't be an operating system.
That's like asking if the internet can run on Windows 8. Of course.
Any game designed to run on DirectX 11 or higher will run on Windows 8, as well as native Windows 8 apps. Games that are designed to run in, for example, XP or lower, may not run correctly in Windows 8.
Yes, I play Minecraft on my Windows 8.
Most likely because your Windows is a 32 bit. You will not be able to run 64-bit applications. Minecraft will run just as fine on a 32-bit if you have enough RAM, 64 bit lets you how ever run it with higer graphics.
Windows 8 Only
The "app" is add-on free and will run quicker. The Desktop version accepts additional software in the browser like Java.
Yes, it should be able to run Windows 8.