Squall Leonhart is the hero representing Final Fantasy VIII in the fighting game, Dissidia: Final Fantasy. His personality was designed to reflect the original in the previous game. He and the entire cast have been confirmed to appear in the sequel, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy.
That is one very cool cosplayer! And is that a phoenix down in his hand? Thanks to again to Michael for sending this!
EDIT: Thanks to Fang Shinobi for letting us know the cosplayer is Score6 from Deviant Art!