Yes, you can grind the pills and they’ll be fine as long as you consume them soon after. In other words, grind them and put them in your pre and/or post drink or any other fluid you like when taking as directed.
And yes, we recently finished with the new powdered formula, ExtremeCreatineXXXL. It will be out in November and will also be NSF Certified for Sport.
Below is the Supplement Facts panel with the updated formula. As you can see it is a great stand-alone product you can adjust dosing as needed but more importantly, you can add more creatine (dotFIT CreatineMonohydrate) or more glutamine (MuscleDefender) as desired during loading or highly stressful training.